Location: Gloucester, MA
Job ID: 158418-1A
Date Posted: Oct 29, 2019
Category: Clinical Support
Welcome to Addison Gilbert Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Addison Gilbert Hospital is a full service, 70-bed medical/surgical acute care facility in Gloucester, MA. Founded in 1889, the hospital provides state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient care to residents of the Cape Ann community in specialties such as radiology, cancer care, primary and pediatric care, cardiology, inpatient geriatric services, and emergency medicine. Addison Gilbert Hospital continues to score among the top hospitals in the nation for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.
Addison Gilbert Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.
About the Job
The Nursing Assistant/Clinical Associate assists with the delivery of patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse. The primary responsibility will be focused on performing diagnostic, therapeutic and administrative tasks and procedures for which they have been trained and/or licensed. The Clinical Associate must demonstrate the ability and willingness to participate in a Patient Care Team as a multi-skilled caregiver. Must be responsible for own work and remain flexible in response to change. This position requires a year-round commitment. Students interested in applying must be able to maintain hours throughout the year.
The Administrative Associate performs a variety of computer, clerical, and supply functions necessary for the operation of the nursing unit. Responsibilities include handling and controlling written and verbal communications between nursing unit, personnel and numerous physicians, ancillary services, patients, visitors and families, and the organization of the patient medical record.
Per diem, hours assigned as needed.
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
High school graduate or equivalent required and one of the following:
State CNA license
Completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant training program
Successful completion of 70 or greater hours of clinical experience in an NLN approved school of nursing
Minimum 1 year equivalent experience (e.g., hospital, skilled nursing facility)
Previous medical secretary or medical records experience preferred. Medical terminology preferred. Computer experience required. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
BLS (AHA) required upon hire or within 90 days of hire. State CNA license preferred.