Tracking Code: 202182

Clinical Support Assistant - Family Medicine - Bell and Evans

Location: Ephrata Community Hospital, New Holland, PA
Schedule: Full Time

General Summary

Works as a member of the patient care delivery team, and as designated per established policies and procedures, assumes primary responsibilities for technical, multi-skilled direct and indirect patient care activities. Necessitates significant contact with all clinical and clerical staff, physicians and Advanced Practice Providers, patients and families warranting a high degree of interpersonal and customer service skills that promote a caring and healing environment.

Work Schedule:

Full-time

Day Shift 7:30am-4:00pm

Practice located at 2972 US Highway 22, Fredericksburg, PA 17026

*** Bilingual preferred ***

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Clinical Duties: - Obtains and documents reason for visit, patient vital signs, including temperature, blood pressure, pulse, respirations, pulse oximetry, height and weight. - Prepares patient for visit and/or procedure by assuring the patient is undressed and appropriately gowned. - Assists providers with examinations; can serve as a chaperone for exams of a personal nature. - Performs Point-of-Care (POC) testing which may include blood glucose, hemoccult and specific gravity testing. Performs quality control and maintains related records. - Collects specimens as directed using appropriate or specified equipment for collecting and handling specimens such as fingerstick blood glucose, urine dipstick and culture, urine pregnancy test, and hemoccult testing. - Performs EKG's and communicates results to providers. - Performs data entry of POC lab results into the patient's chart. - Assists with safely transporting patients via wheelchair when necessary. - Ensures all patient care areas are adequately stocked with unexpired supplies. Notifies supervisor when reorder points are reached. - Adheres to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996. - Possess the knowledge to keep patients safe in all areas of the patient care setting. - Maintains a visible presence in the clinical area in between tasks. - Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility.
  • Clerical Duties: - Assist with clinical care team in basket messages EXCEPT abnormal results, prescription renewals and clinical advice - Schedule appointments - Schedule urgent studies and referrals - Completion of patient forms - Monitor and assist with processing forms, faxes, paperwork of the clinical care team - Answer team line, emergency line, doctor line and back door line from MCC (if applicable)

Common Expectations:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan of the assigned patient population.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor, and staff by complying with all applicable safety regulations.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Maintains cleanliness of work areas as required.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting - Occasionally
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Occasionally
  • Reaching - Occasionally
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Occasionally
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Occasionally
  • Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Work Experience:

  • Less than 1 year Relevant experience. Required

Licenses:

  • Basic Life Support Upon Hire Preferred and
  • Certified Nurse Aide Upon Hire Preferred

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at employment@wellspan.org. We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

Danielle Lowry
Danielle Lowry
Talent Sourcing Specialist
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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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