Texas Tech University Temporary Worker- Clinical Assistant in Lubbock, Texas

Temporary Worker- Clinical Assistant

Requisition ID 12936BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Lubbock

Department Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Position Description A job involving an appointment for less than four and one-half months which are of a non-recurring nature.

Major/Essential Functions

  • Assists licensed health care providers in collecting data to determine the physical and mental health status, needs, and preferences of culturally, ethnically, and socially diverse patients and their families.

  • Reports data, identifies and reports alterations in patient responses to assist in the identification of problems and formulation of goals/ outcomes and patient-centered plans of care in collaboration with patients, their families, and the interdisciplinary health care team.

  • Communicates patient data using EMR to support decision-making to improve patient care.

  • Participates in emergency preparedness drills in department.

  • Attends nursing staff meetings.

  • Completes Annual Nursing Core Competency Training and Skills Fair.

  • Takes accurate vital signs and measurements.

  • Assists with exams and procedures and documents intervention in EMR per departmental policy.

  • Sterilizes and disinfects medical equipment and instruments as directed by Charge Nurse.

  • Prepares necessary equipment and instruments for examinations, treatments and procedures as directed.

  • Manages inventory of supplies and coordinates with other Nurses for materials at other stations in addition to maintaining inventory of supplies in examination /treatment rooms.

  • Maintains cleanliness of examination/treatment rooms.

  • Creates an environment of continuous information flow to Providers and follows direction of Providers' orders.

  • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Promote, Assess, and evaluate the educational needs and requirements specific to your job discipline.

Occasional Duties

  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Required Qualifications Due to the broad nature of work found in this job, minimum qualifications for a particular job will be determined by the hiring manager. The qualifications will be commensurate with level and nature of work to be performed.

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Cover Letter

Professional License or Certification

Resume / CV

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Hourly

Minimum Hire Rate 0

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required None

Shift Day

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Clerical/Secretarial

Removal Date 01/23/2019