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Medical Support Assistant - FT Days - CHI Health Clinic Float Pool

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/18/2017
Job Title: 
Medical Support Assistant - FT Days - CHI Health Clinic Float Pool
Job Category:   Clinical:Patient Care Aide/Tech
Location:   Lavista
Nebraska
 
Job Description:   **Medical Support Assistant - FT Days - CHI Health Clinic 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 escalate 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** Job Requirements / Qualifications Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred): * High school diploma or equivalent required. * Graduate from an accredited Nursing Assistant program required. * Current/valid CNA certification (Certified Nursing Assistant) required. * Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required. * Active or become active on CNA state registry within 90 days of hire required. Experience (required and preferred): * 2 years Certified Nurse Assistant experience required. **Job** Patient Care Support **Primary Location** NEBRASKA-LAVISTA-CHC GILES **Daily Schedule** Days **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0133800
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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