Patient Care Assistant Wound Care Per Diem
CHRISTUS St. Vincent
490A West Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Assists patients, physicians and staff with routine clinic support to increase efficiency of the Wound & HyperbaricCenter.
EDUCATION: High School Graduation or GED.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: BLS certification required. EMT, Paramedic, LPN or nursing assistant certification preferred.
SKILLS: Must have obvious concern for patient welfare, operable computer skills, ability to communicate effectively, and be particularly attentive to detail. Strong organizational skill; ability to work collaboratively with others. Ability to speak and read Spanish a plus.
EXPERIENCE: A minimum of one year of in-patient or medical office experience including direct patient contact required.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Clinical Coordinator
ENVIRONMENT: - Bloodborne pathogens: B
Requires knowledge of general safety standards to limit exposure to infectious disease. Daily contact with infectious diseases and body fluids.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to handle emergency/crisis situations as well as move or assist in moving, lifting, positioning, pushing, transferring patients as well as equipment or supplies. Frequent prolonged standing and walking, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, sometimes in fast-paced environment.