Clinical Associate Applicant - 9 South PCU (FT)
Company: Carilion Clinic
Posted on: November 6, 2018
Job Summary 9 South PCU is a 22 bed medical telemetry unit that consists of primarily renal patients. 9 South PCU patient population consists of COPD, DM, and CRF patients. On 9 South, we coordinate the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care to provide optimal quality patient care. We delegate and coordinate nursing care based on nursing diagnosis consistent with the patient-'s age, health/illness, and physiological/psychosocial needs. Typical patient ratio is 5-7:1 depending on census and shift.Successful candidate MUST BE able to attend required orientation classes during day time hours, 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, for the first 4 weeks of employment. These classes are mandatoryThe Clinical Associate Applicant (CAA) acts as clerical support, receptionist, and unit resource in support of members of the unit health-care team. The CAA performs basic clinical services relating to the care, cleanliness, safety, and comfort of patients. On monitored units, Clinical Associate Applicants will be required to function as a nursing assistant and by direction of a preceptor perform clerical/monitor tech support while awaiting monitor tech classes. Clinical Associate Applicants assigned to Clinical Transporters will provide basic patient care, function as clerical support and observe Clinical Associates evaluating monitored patients. On non-Monitored units, Clinical Associates Applicants will perform basic clerical and nursing assistant duties and may be approved to observing and be trained to do de-centralized phlebotomy or removal of femoral arterial sheaths based upon patient population and VP consent. The CAA will also be required to perform other department/unit specific tasks.Empower physicians, clinicians, and other professionals to remain as productive, effective, and efficient as possible. Ensure a positive patient experience. Realize your most important career aspirations with Carilion Clinic. Offering career stability, extensive training, and real advancement opportunities, our community-based healthcare network includes seven hospitals, two of which are Magnet-- designated; multi-specialty physician practices; and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions. This is your opportunity to join a Joint Commission-accredited region leader that has been cited as a Top 10 Hospital in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report. Based in Roanoke, Virginia, we inspire optimal health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Join an organization that provides quality care to nearly 1 million Virginians a year, and learn how working with a regional leader can enhance your potential to succeed. Minimum Qualifications Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Experience: Clerical, medical terminology, and healthcare experience preferred. Previous experience in direct patient care desirable. Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Must have successfully completed NA course or successfully challenged NA course with Carilion. Successful completion of AHA BLS-HCP required. Successful completion of Monitor Tech courses through Carilion required if working in a monitored area. Successful completion of phlebotomy and sheath courses through Carilion required if working in areas where the skill set is required. Certified Nursing Assistant Preferred. National Phlebotomy Certification preferred. Other Minimum Qualifications: Effective interpersonal, communication, and team-working skills required. Must be organized and self-motivated. Must have knowledge of office procedure and equipment. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position.
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