Children's Hospital Colorado Clinical Assistant Flex 1D - 56986 in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Level 9 - MedicalHours per week: 1Shift: Day/Night rotating, some weekends and holidays requiredJob OverviewThe Clinical Assistant (CA) assists patients and families by supportingpersonal hygiene and daily living needs. The CA provides comfort,transportation, and vital sign monitoring. In addition, the CA supportsand assists nursing personnel and other providers in diagnostic procedures andtechnical treatments and functions as a member of the healthcare team.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific Carea.) Neonate -b.) Infancy - >30 days to 1yrc.) Toddlers - >1yr to 3yrsd.) Pre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrse.) School age - >5yrs to 13yrsf.) Adolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsg.) Adult - >18yrs to 65yrs.Essential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Attends to the individual needs of patients, which may include assistancewith grooming, bathing, oral hygiene, feeding, incontinent care,toileting, transferring, providing comfort and communicating patient needswith other members of the healthcare team.Performs various tasks as assigned, including checking vital signs,weighing patients, applying creams/ointments, applying/changingdressings and collecting specimens.Meets patient needs by utilizing resources and materials; transportingpatients; answering patients' call lights and requests; and reportingobservations of the patient to healthcare team members.Serves as a conduit between patients and other healthcare providers byrecording and communicating all issues to medical team members.Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.Stores and prepares rooms and medical equipment for patient and healthcareteam member use.Participates in departmental committees and projects as assigned.Other InformationSCOPE AND LEVELGuidelines: Guidelines are generally numerous, well established, anddirectly applicable to the work assignment. Work assignment and desiredresults are explained by general oral or written instructions.Complexity: Duties assigned are generally repetitive and restricted in scopebut may be of substantial intricacy. Employee primarily applies standardizedpractices.Decision Making: Decisions or recommendations on non-standardized situationsare limited to relating organizational policies to specific cases. Bringsnon-routine issues to supervisor. Problems that are not covered by guidelinesor are without precedent are taken up with the supervisor.Communications: Contacts with the public or employees where explanatory orinterpretive information is exchanged, gathered, or presented and somedegree of discretion and judgment are required within the parameters of thejob function.Supervision Received: Under normal supervision, within a standardized worksituation, the employee performs duties common to the line of work withoutclose supervision or detailed instruction. Work product is subject tocontinual review.Qualific