Are you interested in becoming part of an outstanding team of professionals who make patient and family-centered care their priority? We currently have the following opportunity for an energetic, skilled, and compassionate individual like you to become part of the Lake Health team.
The Support Assistant / Patient Care Assistant is responsible to the Department Director, Lake Health, and its clients for providing intermediate clerical, scheduling, cashiering and certification activities for clients. Along with for providing patient care and other related technical and clinical support activities as directed by the Registered Nurse.
Essential Job functions:
Prepare clerical aspects of the chart and scanning of chart.
Maintain an environment to promote efficiency and processing of patients in the work area.
Performs basic nursing care and treatment procedures on assigned patients as directed by the RN.
Maintain appropriate levels of medical supplies and equipment.
Demonstrates flexibility based on needs of the unit.
Schedule follow-up examination appointments for patients.
Other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Education: High school diploma/ GED required
License/Certification: Graduate or certificate from medical assistant/secretary program or completion of Nurse Assistant/Aide program preferred. Current AHA Healthcare Provider training (BCLS).
Experience: One year experience in patient care setting or healthcare/office setting requiring public interaction preferred.
Ability to work in a high patient contact area. Ability to use a personal computer, (Windows experience preferred), to perform intermediate query and data entry functions. Ability to coordinate multiple tasks efficiently and accurately as demonstrated by work experience. Knowledge of medical terminology as demonstrated by work
Lake Health offers free, secure and convenient parking; an aggressive pay structure, tuition reimbursement and continuing education funding programs, a generous and comprehensive benefits package for all eligible positions which includes medical, dental, vision, pension, paid time off; an award winning hospital system recognized for excellence in patient care and as a "Best Place to Work." Apply on-line today at http://www.lakehealth.org/Careers
Keywords: Support Assistant, Patient Care Associate