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Urgent Care Assistant

  • Job ID: 170443947
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 3 times per week
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Pinnacle Health AllBetterCare
  • Department: Carlisle
  • Location: 1175 Walnut Bottom Road, Carlisle PA 17015
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.10 to $19.90 / hour

Description

Purpose:
The Urgent Care Assistant assists Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers in providing high quality medical care efficiently with a focus on service. Plays a key role in personalizing patients' visits and providing an extraordinary patient experience.

 

This position will travel to our 3 locations (Harrisburg, Carlisle and Mechanicsburg).  The working hours are from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. three times per week and every other weekend and holiday.

 


Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • The Urgent Care Assistant as an empowered team member must be optimistic, enthusiastic, and able to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel.
  • Must work collaboratively with all members of the Patient Care Team and interacts with patient in a friendly, courteous manner.
  • Treats each individual with respect and dignity and uses standards of patient satisfaction as a measure of effectiveness.
  • The Urgent Care Assistant must promote a professional image with behavior, performance and appearance.
  • Maintains skills to assist in an emergency situation.
  • Completes unit specific educational requirements.
  • Performs duties in accordance with Employee Standards of Conduct.
  • Application of pre-fabricated durable medical equipment.
  • Administers nebulizer treatments.
  • Administers medications and vaccines.
  • Performs urine drug and breath alcohol testing.
  • Performs medical testing, including but not limited to EKG, audiometry screening, and spirometry.
  • Basic laboratory point-of-care testing, including phlebotomy
  • Cleans and dresses wounds.
  • Assists with procedures, including the set-up of procedure trays.
  • Triages patient, including obtaining vital signs and medical history.

 

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent, language and writing skills essential to meet job requirements.
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant program, Certified Nursing Assistant program, EMT or Paramedic training or experience as an Emergency Department Technician.
  • A desire to serve others and be part of a team.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
  • Willingness to develop problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication skills and the willingness to continue to develop those skills.
  • Ability and willingness to expand clinical knowledge.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    Clearances must be dated within 90 days

  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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