Clinical Assistant One Day Surgery

  • Birmingham, AL
  • One Day Surgery
  • On-call/Flexi - Rotating shift - As needed - As needed
  • Patient Care Support
  • Req #: 318865
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  • Job Summary
    • Works under the supervision of RNs and LPNs to provide assistive care and communication for patients, team members, professional, and technical staff, and visitors.
  • Education
    • High school diploma or equivalent. Candidate must have at least one of the following:
      • Six months of patient care experience within the last two years.
      • Enrolled in a medical related college program and in clinical rotation.
      • CNA,CMA, PCT or EMT certification.
    • Candidates who are a graduate of an accredited nursing program waiting on NCLEX re-testing will also be considered for this position.
  • Experience
  • Licensures, Certifications, and/or Registries
    • Current BLS certification required.

Additional Information

One Day Surgery is an acute care area that is the gateway for the majority of the patients undergoing surgical procedures at Children’s of Alabama Benjamin Russell campus.  Patients are pre-operatively prepared for surgery and post-operatively educated and prepared for discharge.  A wide field of diagnoses is seen in One Day Surgery due to the varying surgical sub-specialties which include but are not limited to Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, ENT, Dental, GI, GU, Ophthalmology, Pulmonary, Plastics and General.  The Benjamin Russell facility is comprised of forty patient beds with a typical patient flow of forty to sixty patients per day and the Minor Procedure facility has twenty-three beds with a typical patient flow of fifteen to twenty-five patients. Typical age ranges are from two months until adulthood.  The units open at 5:30 am and the nursing staff works a variety of shifts to cover operating time.  
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