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Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 155666-1A
Date Posted: Jun 17, 2019
Category: Clinical Support
Winchester Hospital is a leading community hospital north of Boston. The hospital offers a full range of medical services including maternity care and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery. Since 1912, Winchester Hospital has been a trusted pillar of the community and is recognized for outstanding quality and high satisfaction scores. In 2003, we became the first community hospital in Massachusetts to achieve Magnet status - the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence. We were re-accredited for the 4th time in 2018. Our mission To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community is achieved through streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive high-quality, compassionate care close to home.
About the Job
Working under the direction of a nurse, the Clinical Associate contributes to the Hospital’s mission by performing basic procedures necessary to provide for the care, comfort and safety of patients. This clinical staff position will have an impact on quality of care and patient satisfaction by providing for their physical and emotional needs.
High school diploma or G.E.D.
Basic Life Support Certification within 90 days following the date of hire
Must have/be one of the following:
* Certified Nursing Assistant
* Nursing Student with completion of one medical-surgical clinical rotation
* Three months clinical care experience
* Successful completion of the Lahey Health System-Winchester Hospital Clinical Associate/CNA training program
Required: For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team
Preferred: Basic computer skills
Per diem as needed by department including weekend and holiday rotation
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.