OUTPATIENT CLINICAL ASST-FP #58257 WKC-WAIMEA (KVMH-KV257)

DATE POSTED: 03/13/2020

JOB TITLE: OUTPATIENT CLINICAL ASSISTANT – FULL PERFORMANCE POS #58257

JOB LOCATION: WEST KAUAI CLINIC – WAIMEA (KVMH) Waimea, Kauai, Hawaii
SALARY RANGE: $3610 per month (BU10/HE-06)

Job Duties: This position works in an Outpatient Clinic and assists the clinical licensed staff by performing a variety of tasks to ensure that necessary nursing care and related technical work are provided.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.

EXPERIENCE:
Full Performance – One (1) year of progressively responsible work experience in an Outpatient Clinic or similar health institution setting receiving formal and/or on the job training in outpatient medical surgical practices, techniques, procedures, equipment and supplies; and applying the knowledge gained by assisting professional nurses in the provision or care to outpatients. Such experience must have demonstrated knowledge of emergency medical practices, techniques and procedures; functional anatomy and human physiology.

plus One (1) year of work experience which involved independently observing and reporting a variety of physical and/or mental symptoms and conditions and implementing care and/or treatment procedures for a case load of patients. Such experience must have demonstrated knowledge of basic nursing skills (i.e., taking vital signs, measuring output, recognition of abnormal signs and symptoms, etc.); first aid; patients’ rights; universal precautions; infection control; body mechanics’; basic medical and nursing terminology; and the ability to read, write, speak and understand simple sentences in English; follow oral and written instructions precisely; and assist in providing paraprofessional nursing care to patient receiving care on an outpatient basis.

CERTIFICATION: Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Workers must be active on day of employment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: All employees must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the position. The general types of physical abilities involved, and examples of the tasks requiring these abilities include:
Sensory: Read typewritten and/or handwritten orders and notes in patient charts; observe changes in patient skin color; hear through a stethoscope to measure a patient’s blood pressure and listen for hear and lung sounds.
Coordination/Dexterity: Apply dressings, slings and bandages; possess good bilateral hand and finger dexterity in order to assist physician and/or nurse.
Strength/Stamina: Ability to stand, walk and stoop for extended period of time; lift, transfer, reposition, move patients; and subdue uncontrolled patients.
Mobility: Move freely throughout the work setting and respond to emergency situations quickly.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Ability to handle emergency situations in a calm manner; ability to communicate and work effectively with distraught or agitated individuals.

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To apply for this job email your details to cosuna@hhsc.org