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Clinical Assistant, Telemetry
Progressive Care Unit
Per Diem, Evenings / Nights - Non-Committed - Per diem. 1 shift per 6-week period minimum.
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the professional staff, the Clinical Assistant performs certain non-complex duties related to patient care and functioning of the unit. The Clinical Assistant functions to support and assist the staff in the delivery of patient care to varied age groups while providing a calm, caring and clean environment. The essential functions of the Clinical Assistant include:

Essential Functions:
  • Assists other members of the healthcare team in delivering safe, appropriate and quality patient care.
  • Assists with or provides basic nursing care in order to help the nurse meet the activities of daily living for the patient.
  • Assists with patient mobility needs, including turning, positioning, transferring and ambulation of patients as directed, using appropriate and proper body mechanics and assistive devices.
  • Maintains safe patient environment.
  • Responds to emergency situations within the scope of their training and performs under the direction of the nurse.
  • Performs vital signs, including use of automatic blood pressure machine, as directed by nursing staff.
  • Under the direction of the nurse, provides basic skin care to prevent skin breakdown and maintain or improve skin integrity.
  • Answers call bells and responds to patient requests within their scope or communicates patient needs to the nurse.
  • Transfers and moves patients via wheelchair, bed or stretcher to appropriate locations within the hospital.
  • Possesses and demonstrates working knowledge of equipment in order to ensure a safe environment.
  • Maintains open communication with department staff and accepts direction to ensure a safe environment.
  • Understands and respects patients' rights to privacy and dignity in order to maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Ensures that equipment and supplies considered essential are functional, safe and readily accessible in order to provide a safe environment.
  • Performs department-specific maintenance duties as appropriate to department.
  • Acts as a patient advocate to ensure safe, appropriate and quality patient care.
  • Adheres to standards of practice for infection control and universal precautions.
     

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma/GED required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills required.
  • Ability to maintain the strictest levels of confidentiality required.
  • Ability to recognize patient needs and respond appropriately required.
  • Service-oriented required.
  • Ability to listen to others required.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills required.
  • Ability to work as part of a team required.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority-setting skills required.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under tight deadlines, high volumes and multiple interruptions required.
  • Self-directed required.
  • Excellent organizational skills required.
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, accept and adapt to change required.
  • Respects patient/hospital equipment and is cognizant of the cost of supplies and equipment required.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Nursing Assistant, certified upon hire, preferred.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.

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