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CLINICAL ASSOCIATE APPLICANT
Carilion Clinic | Roanoke, Virginia
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Job Description

 

Facility: Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital, Roanoke, VA

Department: 12 West Medical/Surgical 

Full-Time – D/E/N with EOW

12 West is a 26 bed Joint Commission Accredited Stroke/Neurosciences Unit. Patient scope is those with neurological disorders and both hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke diagnoses. In addition, we accept overflow medical/surgical and trauma patients. Patient age can vary from young adult to the elderly. Typical patient ratio is anywhere from 6-13:1 depending on census. High acuity and fast paced unit with an average length of stay at 4 days. A majority of our patients require intensive therapy or skilled nursing interventions upon discharge. 

Acts as clerical support, receptionist, and unit resource in support of members of the unit health-care team. Performs basic clinical services relating to the care, cleanliness, safety, and comfort of patients.  On monitored units, Clinical Associate Applicants will be required to function as a nursing assistant and by direction of a preceptor perform clerical/monitor tech support while awaiting monitor tech classes. Clinical Associate Applicants assigned to Clinical Transporters will provide basic patient care, function as clerical support and observe Clinical Associates evaluating monitored patients.  On non-Monitored units, Clinical Associates Applicants will perform basic clerical and nursing assistant duties and may be approved to observing and be trained to do de-centralized phlebotomy or removal of femoral arterial sheaths based upon patient population and VP consent.  Will also be required to perform other department/unit specific tasks. 

Minimum Qualifications Required

Education: High school graduate or equivalent.

Experience: Clerical, medical terminology and healthcare experience preferred. Previous experience in direct patient care desirable.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Must successfully complete the Nursing Assistant course or successfully challenge the Nursing Assistant Course upon hire. Must successfully complete the Cardiac Monitoring course within six months of hire if on a Monitored Unit (preferably 3 months if scheduled classes can accommodate). Certified Nursing Assistant Preferred. National Phlebotomy Certification preferred. AHA BLS-HCP required within 90 days of hire (60 days preferably if scheduled classes can accommodate).

Other Minimum Qualifications: Effective interpersonal, communication, and team-working skills required. Must be organized and self-motivated. Must have knowledge of office procedure and equipment. Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation for position.

Inspiring Better Health at Carilion Clinic

Every day at Carilion Clinic, our employees come together to inspire better health in our patients, their families and our communities. Explore how you can be a part of this diverse, innovative and interdisciplinary patient-centered team, and find out how you can make a difference in the lives of others.

As an employee, you can take advantage of our competitive pay, various scheduling options, continuing education opportunities and excellent benefits.

Based in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic includes multi-specialty physician practices, seven not-for-profit hospitals and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute in partnership with Virginia Tech.

Service Excellence and Quality are hallmarks of Carilion Clinic. As a team member, you will be expected to consistently deliver the best in care and customer service. As an employee, you will demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with our patients, families, visitors and with each other. Carilion Clinic is a Drug-Free Workplace. 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

About Carilion Clinic

Carilion Health System is a $1 billion healthcare company serving approximately 1 million people in Western Virginia. Carilion is a comprehensive, integrated system employing nearly 10,000 people at 10 not-for-profit hospitals, 61 physician practices and primary care centers and a managed care division. As part of its mission to improve the health of the communities it serves, Carilion operates the region's only level 1 trauma center, air ambulance and neo-natal intensive care program, along with a full service cancer center and regional heart center.

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