DATE POSTED: September 18, 2023 ***Updated on September 20, 2023***
JOB STATUS:  Permanent | Full-Time (1.0 FTE)
SALARY: $4,349 per month | HE06 | BU10
LOCATION: This position is located in The Kaua’i Region Clinics, which consist of: The Clinic at Waimea, The Clinic at Port Allen, The Clinic at Kalāheo, The Specialty Clinic at Kalāheo, The Clinic/Urgent Care at Po’ipū, and The Clinic at Kapa’a. Kaua’i Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH), Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH), and The Kaua’i Region Clinics are part of the Kaua’i Region, Hawai’i Health Systems Corporation, a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawai’i, operating statewide.
The Outpatient Clinical Assistant (OCA) assists the clinical licensed staff by performing a variety of tasks to ensure that necessary nursing care and related technical work are provided and any other duties assigned. This position requires travel on a regular basis to other facilities within the Kaua’i region clinics based on operational needs. The position directly reports to the Registered Professional Nurse V (Clinic Nurse Manager), position number 57326, or its designee.
  • 13 paid holidays each year (14 during election years)
  • 21 paid vacation days per year
  • 21 paid sick days per year
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription plans
  • Retirement and Deferred Compensation plans
  • Loan Repayment & Scholarship Programs


To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements. Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience may not be gained concurrently. In addition, qualifying work experiences are credited based on a 40-hour workweek. All applicants are required to provide evidence of all applicable education, licenses, and certifications. 

Experience and Essential Knowledge and Abilities:

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.

One (1) year of progressively responsible work experience in a 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 of care to outpatient patients. Such experience must have demonstrated knowledge of emergency medical practices, techniques and procedures; functional anatomy and human physiology. 

Certification: Current, valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Workers issued by the American Heart Association (AHA).

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


Applicants must meet the health and physical requirements deemed necessary to effectively and safely perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.


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