SUMMARY: This position is accountable for assisting in the care of orthopedic patients including, the taking of vitals, data collection, and application and removal of casts and coordination of patient flow under the direction of the physicians. This position is an unlicensed multi-skilled employee who partners with providers and clinic staff to provide ongoing support services to maximize efficiency while ensuring optimal patient/family experience. Welcomes/rooms patient and family in a timely efficient manner and collects patient information and vital signs specific to the practice setting (medical history, medication usage, etc). Effectively utilizes VCH systems, software and modules effectively to perform job related functions. Documents all pertinent information in a precise, clear manner. The incumbent functions as a patient care team member assisting licensed staff in the performance and provision of safe, service-oriented and efficient patient care.
REQUIREMENTS: A) a High School Diploma/GED; B) a graduate of a patient care program or two semesters of a nursing program; C) a BLS; and D) 2 years experience in Orthopaedics or equivalent patient care experience. Bilingual skills desirable.
POSITION DETAILS: Full Time, M-F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area. Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Children’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units ac...hieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids. In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.