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Clinical Care Assistant

Company: Touro
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Children#s Hospital of New Orleans is a leader in Pediatric care throughout the Southeast region. We are seeking a dynamic#Clinical Care Assistant for our Cardiology Clinic.# #The mission of making care available to all children has allowed Children#s to grow as an organization. Children#s Hospital is a not-for-profit medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South. We invite you to experience the magic of Children#s Hospital. Position Summary:# Will assist medical and nursing staff in the provision of both clinical tasks and clerical activities for pediatric patients in the Children#s Pediatrics Outpatient Clinics.# The delivery of care will be provided under stable, and predictable conditions and within the framework of a patient care assignment. Care will be provided for patients from infancy to young adults. Job Specifications:# Required:#High School Diploma or GED Experience:# Preferred:#Medical Assistant Certificate. Previous medical experience, good working knowledge of procedure and diagnosis coding License/Certification:# Required:#BLS Healthcare Provider Certification from the American Heart Association# Special Skills/Training:# Minimum Required:#Clinical skills: vital signs, documentation, specimen labeling and transport.##Computer skills.# Communication and Guest Relations Skills Job Standards:# Measures # records appropriate vital signs, including pain score, based on departmental policy and patient age.## Identifies abnormal values based on age and developmental level and reports findings to the appropriate nursing staff and / or medical provider. Participates in clinic flow, including but not limited to: assisting with patient arrival to the clinic, scheduling new and follow-up patient appointments, facilitating a smooth patient exit from clinic. Observes patients for signs and symptoms of abuse/neglect and report immediately in accordance with policy. Recognizes emergencies and responds appropriately in adherence to organizational policy # procedure. Provides for comfort needs of patients with consideration of age and special needs. Demonstrates a working knowledge of clinic equipment, including preparation of equipment; testing of equipment for safety prior to use on patient; cleaning and disinfecting of equipment (between patients and at clinic#s end) according to hospital policy. Maintains linens, supplies, and equipment for clinic use; stocks exam rooms/tables appropriately. Reinforces patient/caregiver teaching/instruction. Organizes work and makes effective use of time. Properly collects, prepares, and secures laboratory specimens for testing and / or transport when necessary.# Performs point of care testing per Laboratory Point of Care Testing Manual Guidelines. Reinforces patient/caregiver teaching/instruction. Organizes work and makes effective use of time. Documents appropriately in the patient medical record according to established departmental guidelines. Maintains privacy of patient personal health information by ensuring computer screens are secure in the absence of medical / nursing / clinical staff. Properly navigates Electronic Medical Record to obtain laboratory and radiology results, outside medical records, update patient demographic data, and schedule follow-up appointments. Prepares safety reports when warranted or as directed by the clinic manager / designee. As a member of our team, you will not only experience personal reward, you will also find tangible benefits for you and your family. For more information please go to#www.chnola.org. Children#s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability

Children's Hospital of New Orleans is a leader in Pediatric care throughout the Southeast region. We are seeking a dynamic Clinical Care Assistant for our Cardiology Clinic. The mission of making care available to all children has allowed Children's to grow as an organization.

Children's Hospital is a not-for-profit medical center offering the most advanced pediatric care for children from birth to 21 years. With over 40 pediatric specialties and more than 400 physicians, it is the only full-service hospital exclusively for children in Louisiana and the Gulf South. We invite you to experience the magic of Children's Hospital.

Position Summary:

Will assist medical and nursing staff in the provision of both clinical tasks and clerical activities for pediatric patients in the Children's Pediatrics Outpatient Clinics. The delivery of care will be provided under stable, and predictable conditions and within the framework of a patient care assignment. Care will be provided for patients from infancy to young adults.

Job Specifications:

Required: High School Diploma or GED

Experience:

Preferred: Medical Assistant Certificate. Previous medical experience, good working knowledge of procedure and diagnosis coding

License/Certification:

Required: BLS Healthcare Provider Certification from the American Heart Association

Special Skills/Training:

Minimum Required: Clinical skills: vital signs, documentation, specimen labeling and transport. Computer skills. Communication and Guest Relations Skills

Job Standards:

  • Measures & records appropriate vital signs, including pain score, based on departmental policy and patient age. Identifies abnormal values based on age and developmental level and reports findings to the appropriate nursing staff and / or medical provider.
  • Participates in clinic flow, including but not limited to: assisting with patient arrival to the clinic, scheduling new and follow-up patient appointments, facilitating a smooth patient exit from clinic.
  • Observes patients for signs and symptoms of abuse/neglect and report immediately in accordance with policy.
  • Recognizes emergencies and responds appropriately in adherence to organizational policy & procedure.
  • Provides for comfort needs of patients with consideration of age and special needs.
  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of clinic equipment, including preparation of equipment; testing of equipment for safety prior to use on patient; cleaning and disinfecting of equipment (between patients and at clinic's end) according to hospital policy.
  • Maintains linens, supplies, and equipment for clinic use; stocks exam rooms/tables appropriately.
  • Reinforces patient/caregiver teaching/instruction.
  • Organizes work and makes effective use of time.
  • Properly collects, prepares, and secures laboratory specimens for testing and / or transport when necessary.
  • Performs point of care testing per Laboratory Point of Care Testing Manual Guidelines.
  • Reinforces patient/caregiver teaching/instruction.
  • Organizes work and makes effective use of time.
  • Documents appropriately in the patient medical record according to established departmental guidelines.
  • Maintains privacy of patient personal health information by ensuring computer screens are secure in the absence of medical / nursing / clinical staff.
  • Properly navigates Electronic Medical Record to obtain laboratory and radiology results, outside medical records, update patient demographic data, and schedule follow-up appointments.
  • Prepares safety reports when warranted or as directed by the clinic manager / designee.

As a member of our team, you will not only experience personal reward, you will also find tangible benefits for you and your family. For more information please go to www.chnola.org.

Children's Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability

Keywords: Touro, New Orleans , Clinical Care Assistant, Other , New Orleans, Louisiana

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