Hawaii Pacific Health Clinical Assistant - Perioperative Services in Lihue, Hawaii

Job Description

Founded in 1938, Wilcox Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital dedicated to providing the Kaua'i community with accessible, quality health care. The largest medical center on Kaua'i, it is a state-of-the-art acute care facility with a full suite of services offering 30 specialties and programs including cardiology, emergency, family practice, gastroenterology, health management, internal medicine, neurology, OB-GYN, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics and urology. Its 20-bed emergency department is the first neighbor island facility to obtain a Level III Trauma designation and serves as the island’s Primary Stroke Center. The medical center also has four birthing suites, seven intensive care beds and 20 same-day surgery beds. The American Heart Association has recognized Wilcox in three areas of excellence: stroke (S) – gold plus award and honor roll elite plus, heart failure (HF) – gold plus award, and atrial fibrillation (AFIB) – gold award. Wilcox has also received an "A" in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, the QUEST citation of merit for high-value health care, and is recognized as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

Our Perioperative Services department provides full support throughout the duration of a patient's surgical procedure, spanning ward admission, anesthesia, surgery and recovery. Professional care services include identification of the patient’s individual needs, patient care plan development and implementation and the coordination of nursing service to restore each patient’s health before, during and after a surgical procedure.

If you have a fine-tuned sense of responsibility and excellent patient communication skills, you could help the Clinical Operation team uphold the highest standards of excellence in health care at Wilcox’s Medical Surgical department. As the Clinical Assistant, you will assist in performing nursing and health care service procedures, as well as certain clerical services. We are looking for someone motivated and detail-oriented who shares our commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 8 Hours

Work Type: Full Time Regular

FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: ILWU

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: High school or equivalent. Completion of nurse aide course with certification or completion of one year of a nursing program. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card.

Preferred Qualifications: Current Hawai’i Certified Nursing Assistant certificate. One (1) year clerical experience in a health care setting.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Clinical Assistant - Perioperative Services

Category Medical Support Staff

Employment Type Employee

Location Wilcox Medical Center, Lihue, HI

Req ID 10235