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Clinical Assistant - Per Diem - Med/Surg

Job Details

Job Ref:
R0066435
Category:
Support Services
Location:
75 Park St, Elizabethtown, NY 12932
Department:
ECH - Medical Surgical
Job Type:
Regular
Primary Shift:
Variable
Hours per Week:
0
Pay Rate:
$20.03 - $30.03 per hour

The Clinical Assistant provides direct care to patients to include patient hygiene and activities of daily living under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. The Clinical Assistant performs those direct care activities which are allowed to be delegated to unlicensed personnel under the New York State Practice Act, regulations, hospital policies and standards met by Nursing Services. The Clinical Assistant position also performs support functions for the department as assigned by the appropriate Registered Nurse and/or Manager.

Qualifications / Job Requirements:
Education / Skills Required:
• Must be high school graduate or equivalent work experience, including ability to read, write and comprehend medical terminology.
• Previous experience as Clinical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Nursing Assistant, or Emergency Medical Technician at least one year preferred, or ability to satisfactorily complete training program.
• Must possess a high level of interpersonal skills to interact with patient’s families, staff and management.
• Must be highly motivated, able to work outside the normal working hours as volume demands.
• Holds certification for Basic Life Support or willing to perform within first month of hire
• Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

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