Temporary Patient Care Specialist

East Tennessee State University
September 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Negotigation
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Position Information

Job Title Temporary Patient Care Specialist

Department Office of Practice Pay Grade Job Category Temporary Job Summary

This position is located at the Hancock County Community Health Center. This is a temporary position.

The Patient Care Specialist works under the general supervision of the Center Director or Advanced Practice Nurse, performing clinical duties.

Work performed involves knowledge of the basic principles and practices of nursing, and a variety of tasks in an ambulatory health care setting including:

  • Assisting professional nurses in all aspects of clinical care.
  • Administering injections.
  • Performing EKGs.
  • Gathering specimens.
  • Assisting with special procedures and general workups.
  • Performing other related non-professional nursing and clerical duties as required.
  • ETSU is committed to ensuring that our students, faculty, and staff are valued and work in an environment of openness and acceptance. ETSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to utilize electronic health record systems for accomplishing daily tasks.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, supervisors, physicians, and co-workers both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to communicate professionally via telephone with pharmacies, providers, and community agencies as needed.
  • Ability to effectively communicate patient needs to providers.
  • Ability to handle all patient information responsibly.
  • Ability to adhere to and apply all university, college, department, and clinic policies and procedures. Ability to behave professionally at all times and present a positive image of the facility.
  • Ability to work as a team member. ·
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards.
  • Ability to react calmly in emergency situations.
  • Ability to pay attention to details.
  • Ability to apply time management principles in order to accomplish assigned duties.
  • Knowledge of accepted nursing/CMA standards and practices.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA requirements and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Knowledge of basic pharmacology.
  • Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of nursing
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Skilled in providing patient care in accordance with the facility's applicable standards, policies, and procedures.
  • The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Required Qualifications

  • High School Graduate.
  • RMA, CMA (AAMA certification), or LPN.
  • Current CPR card.
  • Preferred Qualifications Salary

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number SS01389P

    Is this position subject to a criminal background check? Yes Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? Yes Open Date 08/21/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Position contingent upon grant funding.

    The closing date for this posting is subject to change without notice to applicants.

    Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you employed as a Graduate Assistant?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have other current or pending temporary contracts?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If yes to any of the above, please enter the total hours per week for all positions?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you a current or incoming ETSU student (any level)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you currently working as Federal Student Worker?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

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