Clinical Assistant MedSurg 5 Dearth

  • Birmingham, AL
  • Main Campus Children's of Alabama
  • MedSurg 5 Dearth
  • Full-time - Evening shift - 3:00pm - 11:00pm - Monday through Friday varying days. Every other Saturday and Sunday.
  • Patient Care Support
  • Req #: 314621
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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

The Dearth Tower is made up of three 15-bed pediatric med/surg units that are located on 5 Dearth, 6 Dearth, and 7 Dearth in the McWane building of Children’s of Alabama.  Most Dearth Tower patients are admitted to the Pediatric Hospital Medicine (PHM) physicians. Common diagnoses seen on the Dearth Tower are asthma exacerbation, bronchiolitis/RSV, pneumonia, cellulitis/abscess, neonate with fever, dehydration, gastroenteritis, s/p tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy, and bilateral myringotomy tubes.  The average length of stay for our patients is about 2 days.   

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