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  • Clinical Assistant - Hospice - Temporary

    Posted Date 4 days ago(11/12/2018 1:42 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5112
    Company
    Grane Hospice Care - King of Prussia
    Location
    US-PA-King of Prussia
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
    Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    Education Level
    High School Diploma or Equivalent
    Experience Needed
    1-3 years
    Salary Info
    Based on Experience.
  • Overview

    Clinical Assistant

    Temporary Full Time

    Monday-Friday Daylight Hours

     

    Integrated care leader Grane Hospice Care, Inc. is expanding its core interdisciplinary teams, and seeks an entry-level Clinical Assistant to support the Clinical Coordinator and personnel in all aspects of patient care management. This is an ideal opportunity for a certified nursing or medical assistant with a desire to grow and thrive in a supportive, hands-on environment of interdisciplinary professionals.

     

    Grane Hospice provides a higher level of hospice care through a low patient to nurse ratio, allowing for more care time whenever needed. Our mission is to provide premium comfort care to patients, families, and caregivers through an interdisciplinary team approach that understands, respects, and meets individual needs. As an organization, we strive to provide our patients, families, and caregivers with the highest level of satisfaction through our strong clinical outcomes and innovative approach by maintaining our core values of devotion, honesty, dignity, and respect.

     

    Responsibilities

    The Clinical Assistant will oversee a variety of diverse tasks and responsibilities surrounding patient care and support, including:

    • Aiding clinical team members to increase their ability to meet the complex needs of terminal patients and their families
    • Preparing for and coordinating clinical documentation for all to interdisciplinary team meetings
    • Tracking visit notes for completeness and carrying out additional scheduling duties, as needed
    • Organizing and tracking the paper flow for all patient documentation, from admission to discharge including physicians’ orders and critical medical information
    • Ensuring necessary signatures are obtained and paperwork processed in a timely fashion
    • Completing time, mileage and expense reports for review by the Clinical Coordinator
    • Utilizing an electronic charting system to complete core job duties, as indicated
    • Notifying team members of admissions, deaths and discharges

     

    Qualifications

    To be successful in this role, candidates must exhibit strong listening and comprehension skills, and an ability to follow written and oral instructions. All applicants should be certified nursing assistants or demonstrate proficient medical assistant skills with a clear ability to handle delicate and complex situations with tact, diplomacy, attention to detail and compassion. An understanding of hospice philosophy and an ability to manage challenging situations surrounding terminal illness and death/dying is essential.

     

     

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