Catholic Health Initiatives Medical Support Assistant- Float Pool in LAVISTA, Nebraska

Medical Support Assistant- Float Pool

Description

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Health Care Provider, responsible for the delivery of general patient care that promotes the safety and well-being of all patients, by following established standards and procedures. Accurately performs preliminary physical tests such as: blood pressure, height/weight, temperature, pulse/respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical protocols. Assist with basic patient care, helping patients with activities of daily living and collaborates with other clinic staff to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes

Essential Duties:

  • Greet and prepare patients for the health care provider, and assist Physicians and Nursing staff with procedures when necessary.

  • Assist Clinical staff in gathering medical history information, and may take and record vital signs, as well as document patient information for medical record including, height, weight, tests and results.

  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and maintain equipment/supplies that comply with quality of care while maintaining budget.Keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of contaminated items according to protocol, and may need to maintain a safe and clean laboratory.

  • Following completion of training and competency validation may be required to collect blood samples from patients and prepare specimens for lab analysis, perform Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) - waived and non-waived (moderate complexity) Point-of-care(POC) laboratory tests and procedures and perform Electrocardiograms (EKG).

  • May schedule patients for diagnostic testing and follow up to ensure completion of testing.

  • Provide for patient safety and protection of patient privacy rights, and ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as required.

  • Must have the ability to handle work fluctuations and e scalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the Practice Manager or healthcare provider(s).

  • May safely transport patients using appropriate equipment within the facility, and follow emergency procedures including CPR, if necessary.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Practice Manager, Nursing staff or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Qualifications

Certifications

BLS-CPR_BASIC LIFE SUPPORT/CPR FOR THE PROFESSIONAL RESCUER - BLS (AHA-MTN)

CNA_CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT/AIDE - State of Nebraska

Education

HSD:

Language

Not Specified

Job Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing)

Primary Location NEBRASKA-LAVISTA-CHC GILES

Daily Schedule M-F 8AM-5PM

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0131582