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Clinical & Quality Assistant, Telemetry
Full Time, Days - 7am-7:30pm, 3 days/week, every other weekend & every other holiday
Sellersville, PA 18960

Responsibilities

Under direct supervision of the professional staff, the Clinical & Quality Assistant, Telemetry performs certain non-complex duties related to patient care and functioning of the unit. The Clinical & Quality Assistant, Telemetry functions to support the staff by assisting with clerical duties, along with delivery of patient care to varied age groups, while providing a calm, caring and clean environment.

Essential Functions:
  • Assists other members of 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.
  • Responds to emergency situations within the scope of their training and performs under the direction of the RN staff (i.e., CPR).
  • Performs vital signs (VS), including use of automatic blood pressure (BP) machine, as directed by the nursing staff.
  • Under the direction of RN, provides basic skin care to prevent skin breakdown and maintain/improve skin integrity.
  • Answers call bells and responds to patients' requests that are within their scope or communicates the need to the nurse.
  • Transfers and moves all patient age groups via wheelchair, bed or stretcher to appropriate locations within the hospital.
  • Maintains open communication with department staff and accepts direction to ensure a safe environment.
  • Possesses and demonstrates a working knowledge of equipment in order 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.
  • Assists with communications between Department Manager, House Supervisor and unit staff regarding the 24-Hour Report, admissions, transfers and bed availability to operationalize department activities.
  • Answers phone and faxes requests for patient information and physician discharge instructions to primary care provider per HIPAA guidelines.
  • Organizes, maintains and updates departmental files and records (e.g., patient's clinical record, unit statistics, old records, etc.) in an accurate manner to provide for timely and efficient processing of information.
  • Copies and faxes records in a prompt manner according to established medical records policy in order to fulfill requests from appropriate sources

Schedule: 7:00am to 7:30pm, three days per week, every other weekend and every other holiday
 

Qualifications

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

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

BENEFITS:
We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to part-time and full-time employees, including:
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance available the first of the month after start date
  • Wellness and gym discounts and free cardiac rehab gym
  • 403b
  • On-site discounted child care center
  • Paid time off
  • Sick time for full-time employees
  • Tuition assistance
  • Free life insurance for full-time employees
  • Long-term disability for full -time employees
  • Short-term disability
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Identity theft insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee discount program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free parking
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