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Clinical Associate (Current Employee) – Washington, DC – September 4, 2017
Family Centered Care Unit (FCCU)
Facilitated and supported the daily operations of the Patient Care Unit. Performed clinical functions alongside shift appointed Registered Nurse and/or Obstetrician. Educated new parents on infant lactation, and safety monitoring. Initiated set up of new admission and cribs for hospital stay. Assisted staff in clean-up of pre occupied rooms in preparation of new admission. Ability to take vital signs on acuity of 16-23 patients daily. Ability to perform Phlebotomy on patients per RN request. Collected patient specimens per physician’s request. Performed clerical functions on the unit that would support the patient care team to provide outcome-oriented, safe, therapeutic, compassionate and cost effective care. Coordinated the scheduling of tests, procedures and services, updating patient information, scheduling procedures/appointments, retrieving information and creating various documents with healthcare personnel and other hospital departments. Communicated patient care needs between physicians, staff and patients and/or family to ensure operational efficiency. Greeted visitors and staff to the unit in accordance to the hospital standard of excellence. Maintained security of units monitoring entering and exiting of all visitors using security personnel badges. Ability to work efficiently, effectively and cautiously in a fast paced and complex environment.
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