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Wound Care Attendant in Findlay, OH at Blanchard Valley Health System

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employment Status:
    BVH - Wound Care
  • Location:
    Findlay, OH
  • Shift
  • Date Posted:
    11/20/2018
  • Requisition ID:
    5102

Job Description

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION

The Attendant will be responsible for assisting the clinic staff with the daily operations of the department such as: transportation and care of patients to and from the department, assisting patients and staff with scheduling, pulling information, and communicating pertinent information. Responsibility for additional functions include, assisting in general cleaning, running errands, relaying messages, assisting with patient care and room turnover.

JOB DUTIES/REQUIREMENTS

Duty 1: Responsible for the safe transport of patients to and from the wound care department

Duty 2: Assists in positioning, lifting, and/or transferring patients as directed

Duty 3: Consistently displays a caring and professional attitude toward the patient.

Duty 4: Organizes information material and equipment in preparation for patient care activities

Duty 5: Functions as a team member in accomplishing room turnover within an accepted time frame.

Duty 6: Assists nurses as needed in patient care

Duty 7: Responsible for general upkeep of area (patient care areas and storerooms, etc.) to provide a safe, clean and organized environment for patients/customers/team members

Duty 8: Ability to process data from physicians to provide complete and accurate schedules utilized in the clinic.

Duty 9: Collects and distributes data to the correct individuals while maintaining HIPAA confidentiality.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school education or equivalent
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate
  • Able to understand the operation of some equipment and machinery
  • Self-directed and able to function independently.
  • Capable of communication/comprehending English language

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One year’s medical experience preferred

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires a full range of body motions with intermittent walking, lifting, bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting, and standing. The associate will be required to walk for four to six hours a day, sit for one hour a day and stand for six hours a day. The individual must be able to lift, push, pull, catch, or roll fifty pounds. Must be able to reach work above the shoulders. The individual must have good eye-hand coordination and fine finger dexterity for simple grasping tasks. The individual must have excellent verbal communication skills to perform daily tasks. The associate must have corrected vision and hearing in the normal range.

This position is classified at risk for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc.)

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