CLINICAL ASSISTANT-PINE GROVE-LEGACY - #8237549

Forrest Health


Date: Sep 16, 2021
City: Hattiesburg, MS
Contract type: Full time
Forrest Health
Job Summary:

Participates in total direct patient care in a team approach. The clinical assistant must have the ability to work therapeutically in a community of emotionally and/or chemical dependent patients. Primary responsibility including basic patient care and procedures. Observing patients and maintaining patient safety, assisting patients with activities of daily living, both physical and emotional, and with meeting team objectives. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed

Performance Expectations:


  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served; also demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interprets the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed.

  • Demonstrates thorough, concise and timely documentation, shift reports and verbal communication
  • Communicates pertinent patient information to all health care team members.

  • Maintains own clinical skills staying current in skills, ongoing competencies, and Basic Life Support certification
  • Demonstrates ability to perform all technical skills required for each unit’s population by rendering professional care including obtaining blood sugars, restraints, suicide precautions, bathing, dressing, ambulating, and feeding patients
  • Demonstrates the aptitude for safely positioning and/or assisting the nurse to safely position the patient using a variety of devices, walkers, and crutches.

  • Communicates effectively with others in an appropriate and timely manner. Adheres to and promotes established values of the organization, i.e. customer service, safety, infection control and compliance standards
  • Consistently follows patient care and FGH policy, procedures and standards of care in performing duties

Qualifications:

Education/Skills:


High school diploma or equivalent required. Will require annual participation and/or training in BLS/CPR and Handle With Care

Work Experience:

Two years of experience in health care setting preferred

Certification/Licensure:





Required

Preferred



Timeframe





X



Upon Hire



Valid driver’s license and good standing driving record





X



Within 30 Days of Employment



Basic Life Support



X



Maintain Annual Certification

Handle With Care



Mental Demands:

Ability to perform clinical/clerical tasks, cooperate with others and demonstrate initiative. Good verbal and written skills. Sensitive to the needs of others; good interpersonal skills.

This job is expired. Please use the search form to find active jobs or submit your resume.


Post a resume