Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 87421

Emergency Clinical Assistant - Ephrata Community Hospital - Full Time

Brandon Reaser
Brandon Reaser
Talent Acquisition Consultant
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September 28 In-Person Hiring Events
Various Times
WellSpan Chambersburg Hospital, Chambersburg
WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital, Ephrata
WellSpan Medical Group
Visiting Nurses Association (VNA)
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SEP
2022
In-Person Hiring Events -
Various Locations and Dates

Emergency Clinical Assistant 
Full Time 
Night Shift 

Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs patient care activities, skilled tasks, and prescribed procedures in the care of patients, under the direction of a licensed professional nurse.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Checks patient's vital signs.
  2. Prepares and initiates IV and normal saline locks.
  3. Performs 12-lead electrocardiography. Possesses the ability to recognize abnormal cardiac rhythms.
  4. Performs venipuncture for the purpose of obtaining blood specimens.
  5. Inserts urinary catheter, gastric tubes. Performs gastric suctioning.
  6. Cares for patients by assisting them with feeding, bathing, shaving, dressing/undressing and toileting. Assists patients into/out of bed, with standing or walking/crutch walking.
  7. Lifts, moves and positions patients.
  8. Restrains/holds patients as directed. Assists in the application of physical restraints.
  9. Prepares patients for procedures.
  10. Administers oxygen by mask or cannula. Performs airway suctioning.
  11. Applies heat/cold, non-sterile and sterile dressings, support hose, ace bandages, and casts/splints (under the direct supervision of nurse/physician).
  12. Applies and discontinues traction and other orthopedic equipment.

Qualifications:

  • High School or G.E.D.
  • Current certification as Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, CPR, ACLS and PALS.
  • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • 3-5 years experience

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