Patient Care Asst - IMMUNIZATION CLINIC

 
Position: Patient Care Asst - IMMUNIZATION CLINIC

Job ID: 155860

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO IMMUNIZATION CLINIC

Talent Area: Patient Care Assistant

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a-7p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pediatrics is the nation’s largest primary pediatric care network with more than 200 physicians dedicated to the health care needs of infants to teenagers in over50 locations throughout the greater Houston area. As part of our goal to build a community of healthy children, Texas Children's Pediatrics Community Cares Program provides trusted, high-quality pediatric medical services for children who otherwise would seek care from emergency centers or possibly go without care or treatment due to low family incomes and/or lack of health insurance. To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org. Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Patient Care Assistant -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform a variety of routine and specialized patient care activities, as assigned, under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse (RN). Care will be delivered that incorporates family centered care in a cost-effective manner and is developmental and age-appropriate for the neonatal and pediatric patient population. In this position, you will have the opportunity to perform receptionist responsibilities for the unit as well and represent Texas Children’s Hospital utilizing exemplary customer service skills with all patients, families, visitors and health care team members.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Assists with the collection and documentation of patient/family data
  • Provides general comfort measures and performs other miscellaneous ADL’s as assigned as evidenced by supervisory observation, verbal/written feedback
  • Provides high quality, cost effective patient care in collaboration with the RN and in conjunction with the patient/family
  • Assists in identifying patient/family response to care provided
  • Maintains accountability for development of self and participates in development of others
  • Demonstrates commitment to team, flexibility, professional interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills

Participates in hospital/unit performance improvement as evidenced by supervisory observation and verbal/written feedback



Qualifications:

One of the following required addition to the high school diploma or GED

  • Completion of a formal nursing assistant educational program or certification (e.g. Diploma/Course/Certificate/Associates Degree/etc. completed in a Certified Nurse Assistant, Medical Assistant, or similar clinical education program)
  • Currently enrolled in a BSN degree program with one clinical rotation completed at the time of hire
  • One (1) year of direct patient care experience


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