Clinical Support-Inpatient
Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Posted in Health and Safety

Job Info

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, a subsidiary of Massachusetts General Hospital, is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.

Summary: Clinical staff are responsible for rooming of patients (vital signs, medication reconciliation, allergy verification), patient testing (flu, strep, covid as directed by provider), specimen preparation, and cleaning of patient care areas.

1. Perform vital signs (pulse, temperature, respirations, oxygen level, blood pressure)
2. Perform nasopharyngeal, nasal or oral swab procedure.
3. Preparation of specimen collection.
4. Put on (don) and remove (doff) personal protective equipment (PPE) per company protocol.
5. Maintain data in computer application.
6. Complete disinfection of patient areas per Infection Prevention protocols.
7. Other duties as assigned

Education Minimum Required
• HS Diploma or GED, currently enrolled in nursing program

Training Preferred/Desired
• Completion of an RN, LPN, EMT or RCP program

Special Skills Minimum Required
• Ethical understanding of patient processes, confidentiality, and personal health information (PHI) data management.
• Knowledge of infection control processes.
• Knowledge of specimen collection principles and practices.
• Skill in customer service
• Skill in attention to detail
• Skill in understanding patient education needs by effectively sharing information with patients and families.
Special Skills Preferred/Desired
• To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general computer literacy and proficiency. EPIC exp preferred

Licensure and/or Certifications Required
• BLS (AHA or ARC)
Licensure and/or Certifications Preferred/Desired

EEO Statement
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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