The Nursing Assistant will provide care support for the Advance Practice Providers as well as prepare patient assessments, patient education and basic clinical procedures. This position will be vital in assisting & providing the required appointment screening for all on-site as well as telehealth appointment. Â When working virtually, the individual will be primarily responsible for telehealth visit screening, COVID care management for students, and prescription refill requests.
This position is funded through the CARES Act/MSI funding and will continue as needed for the 2020 â“ 2021 academic year (May 2021).
Performs initial patient assessment such as obtaining weight, height, & vital signs and documents in the electronic medical record (EMR). Assists with maintaining information in the EMR.
Performs basic clinical procedures such as vision screening, auditory exams, ear lavage, EKG, minor wound care, spirometry and peak flows, nebulizer treatments, throat swabs, fitting ortho slings, splints and braces.
Performs basic patient education such as basic medical equipment use and wound care.
Cleans, sterilizes, and stocks exam rooms and medical equipment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
One year of experience as a nurse's aide in a general hospital, physician's office, or related setting.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Interpersonal and communication skills.
Proficiency in taking of vital signs.
Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Job Closing Date:
Please attach all required documents listed belowÂ in the attachment box labeled as either âœResume/CV or Resume/Cover Letterâ on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the âœResume/CVâ or Resume/Cover Letterâ attachment box. Â Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Application Submission Guidelines:
All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via theÂ PVAMUÂ Career site.
The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or email@example.com should you need assistance with the online application process.
Background Check Requirements:
Internal Number: R-032239
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