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Provides safe and appropriate basic patient care and administrative duties as needed, delegated by a Registered Nurse and/or Provider in order to assist patients in achieving established outcomes by: collecting data points (e.g. vital signs, EKG's, blood glucose monitoring, etc.) and patient information from a checklist (e.g. list of medications, family information) to provide the RN or Provider with information utilized in their assessment.
Performs direct patient observation; reports changes in patient condition to RN or Provider and assists in reinforcing patient education.
Perform various other duties such as dressing changes, suture removal, and audio's as assigned.
Performs selected basic therapeutic measures under the direction of an RN to assist in achieving established patient care outcomes.
Maintains a safe, clean and orderly environment for patients and visitors by performing the selected duties as assigned.
Models quality patient/ customer services by: demonstrating a willingness to serve all customers at all times; maintain an awareness of patient needs and utilize the initiative to respond to those needs within skill level; utilizes tact, discretion, and compassion in dealing with other members of the team to ensure quality patient care.
Demonstrates a willingness for self improvement by collaborating with leadership to identify learning needs (reflective of the organization and of the individual) and seek instruction from appropriate resources.
Contributes to improvement by participating in meetings, training, in service education, and performance improvement activities as directed. Ensures cost-effective utilization of resources within own control.
High School graduate or equivalent. Diploma from an accredited medical assistant program required or Medical Certification required.
Must possess effective communication skills.
CPR certified (or validation within 3 months of hire).
Physical effort as specified by Position Physical Requirements and Occupational Exposure forms.
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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.