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Clinical Assistant II - Emergency Department

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Job Ref:
Support Services
Employment Type:
75 Beekman St, Plattsburgh, NY 12901
CVPH - Emergency Department
Job Type:
Primary Shift:
3:00 PM - 3:30 AM
Estimated Hours per Week:
Bi-Weekly Hours:
Weekend Needs:
Every Other
Pay Rate:
$21.61 - $31.33 per hour

Secondary Shift: 7:00p-3:30a

The Clinical Assistant will perform various duties under the supervision and/or direction of a Department or Nurse Manager and/or Supervisor depending on area of assignment. The three principal duties of this position are: Clerical/Patient Registration: Performs; receptionist duties, unit clerk laboratory duties, or patient registration duties; functions as the center of communication for areas assigned. Technician: Operates an Electrocardiograph machine to record electromotive variations and impulses of the heart for use in the diagnosis of heart disorder Phlebotomist: Collects blood and other patient samples from Emergency Department patient population. A Clinical Assistant – II functions in all three of the areas listed above and maintains associated competencies. Provides the essential direct link between the patient and testing service both in providing interpersonal contact and technical competence in obtaining appropriate patient samples. Performs other technical skills as trained.

1. High school graduate or G.E.D.
2. Ability to pass a medical terminology exam upon hire or have passed a medical terminology class in the past 2 years required.
3. CPR certification or ability to acquire.
4. Computer knowledge or willingness to learn computer skills.
5. Previous acute bedside hospital experience as Clinical Assistant, Nurse Aide, or EMT within the past 2 years required.
6. Ability to perform detailed assignments and work under pressure and possesses a high level of interpersonal communication skills to relate to patients, hospital staff and visitors.

External candidates are eligible for a one-time Sign-On Bonus of $4,000 (pro-rated for part-time roles). Please note that current University of Vermont Health Network employees are excluded from eligibility for this bonus. May also qualify for $5,200 in relocation assistance. Additional terms and conditions apply.

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