Catholic Health Initiatives MEDICAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT-PRIORITY CARE CLINIC in BELLEVUE, Nebraska

MEDICAL SUPPORT ASSISTANT-PRIORITY CARE CLINIC

Description

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Health Care Provider, the Medical

Support Assistant (MSA) is responsible for the delivery of general patient care

that promotes the safety and well-being of all patients, by following

established standards and procedures. The MSA accurately performs

preliminary physical tests such as: blood pressure, height/weight, temperature,

pulse/respirations and other measures as directed by established clinical

protocols. Assist with basic patient care, helping patients with

activities of daily living and collaborates with other clinic staff to ensure

effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired

patient outcomes.

**Schedule: M-SU; Rotating three 12 hour shifts.

Essential Duties:

  • Greet and prepare patients for the health care

provider, and assist Physicians and Nursing staff with procedures when

necessary.

  • Assist Clinical staff in gathering medical history

information, and may take and

  • Prepare, clean and sterilize instruments and

maintain equipment/supplies that comply with quality of care while maintaining

budget. Keep patient exam rooms stocked, clean and orderly; dispose of

contaminated items according to protocol, and may need to maintain a safe and

clean laboratory.

  • Following completion of training and competency

validation may be required to collect blood samples from patients and prepare

specimens for lab analysis, perform Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments

(CLIA) - waived and non-waived (moderate complexity) Point-of-care (POC)

laboratory tests and procedures and perform Electrocardiograms (EKG).

  • May schedule patients for diagnostic testing and

follow up to ensure completion of testing.

  • Provide for patient safety and protection of patient

privacy rights, and ensure safety checklists/quality controls are completed as

required.

  • Must have the ability to handle work fluctuations

and escalate non-routine issues, questions and/or concerns to the Practice

Manager or healthcare provider(s).

  • May safely transport patients using appropriate

equipment within the facility, and follow emergency procedures including CPR,

if necessary.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Practice

Manager, Nursing staff or as requested by healthcare provider(s).

Qualifications

Certifications and Education:

  • High

school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Graduate

from an accredited Nursing Assistant program required.

  • Current/valid CNA certification (Certified Nursing

Assistant) required.

  • Basic

Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.

  • Active or

become active on CNA state registry within 90 days of hire required.

  • 2 years

Certified Nurse Assistant experience required.

Job Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing)

Primary Location NEBRASKA-BELLEVUE-CHC DANEILLS CROSSING

Daily Schedule M-SU

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0129204