Outpatient Health Aide - OBGYN - RMCHP - Dickinson Job
UTMB Health - Dickinson, TX

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Job Title: Outpatient Health Aide - OBGYN - RMCHP - Dickinson
Job ID: 33291
Location: Dickinson
Business Unit: SOMED
Full/Part Time: Full-Time (40 hours)
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Min Qualifications

High school or equivalent and no experience required. Successful completion of on the job training program as an Outpatient Health Aide in a clinical environment within six months of hire.

Job Description:
To provide technical and supportive age specific patient care support for assigned clinical area.

Salary Range

From $23,040 to $30,500 annually

This position is a BAND CODE: PC11

Specific Job Related Duties

Assists the health care team by preparing patients, chaperoning during examination/procedures and assists with patient treatments.
Assist with patient arrival and discharge.
Accurately performs and records tests such as acetest, clinitest, Accu-check, guaiac, protein, pH, hemocult, pregnancy test, tests using labstix, Chemstrip, and intake and output measurements; notifies nurse if difficulties arise in determining test results.
Assists patients with activities and care as assigned by the nurse, and as indicated by the patient¿s plan of care.
Collects excretory specimens when directed.
Identifies patients according to hospital protocol prior to specimen collection.
Provides basic skills necessary for collection of blood samples through the use of skin puncture and venipuncture techniques.
Keeps blood drawing trays and equipment clean and well organized.
Documents patient care in all assigned patient records.
Stocks rooms, carts and cabinets as assigned and/or requested.
Reports equipment and supplies that need to be replaced or repaired.
Communicates relevant information to appropriate health care provider. Identifies and communicates to nursing staff any patient needs/emergencies and any unusual patient behavior.
Performs or assists others with aseptic techniques, isolation procedures and infection control measures.
Practices positive customer and peer interactions.
Participates in and supports continuous quality improvement activities at the clinic.
Maintains patient's privacy and confidentiality of information at all times.
Assists in maintaining clean equipment and supplies and a clean and safe working environment.
Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.

Preferred Language

Seeking an individual with strong Spanish and English speaking skills.

Preferred Skill/Competency

Experience and/or training in phlebotomy, taking vital signs and lab specimens.

Travel between clinic sites will be required as needed.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution which proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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