Clinical Associate

Employer
Hofstra University
Location
Hempstead, NY

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Health & Medical Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Clinical AssociateSchool/Division:Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant StudiesOffice:Student Health ServicesFull-Time or Part-Time:Full-TimeAbout HofstraHofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.Description:Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Assists in scheduling of appointments using telephone triage protocols. Collaborates with Front Desk team members in prioritizing higher risk patients and ensuring office resources are optimally allocated.
•Assists Front Desk and clinical teams with daily operations, including rooming and intake of patients.
•Inspects, stocks, cleans and prepares exam rooms and environment of care and logs these actions daily.
•Monitors patient arrival and wait time and prioritizes care of those patients who have longer wait times and/or more urgent clinical needs.
•Assists SHS Nurse Practitioners and Registered Nurses in the preparation and treatment of patients in SHS.
•Assists SHS NPs and RNs with various procedures including bleeding control, orthopedics (i.e. crutch set and splinting), suturing, CPR and supplemental oxygen administration (as trained).
•Performs measurement and screening procedures according to protocol which may include but is not limited to height, weight, head circumference, blood pressure, pulse, temperature, audiometry and vision testing. Records and plots findings in Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
•Collects blood specimens and assists NPs or RNs in collection of blood specimens as required. Completes requisitions, labels and routes specimens according to standard procedure.
•Collects urine specimens. May perform throat cultures, and buccal smears as directed. Completes requisitions, labels and routes specimens according to standard procedure.
•Assists with various laboratory functions and utilizing and maintaining the Glucose analyzer (as trained).
•Documents all procedures performed in the medical record and signs/titles appropriately ensuring all charts are countersigned by a Nurse Practitioner or Registered Nurse.
•Collaborates with other SHS team members to make progress towards AAAHC accreditation and serves on accreditation task force.
•Performs related duties, including special projects, as required.
Qualifications:•Bachelor’s required.
•EMT certification OR a minimum of 1 year working in a medical office, required.
•AHA BLS/ACLS upon hire, required.
•Minimum of one (1) year full time experience in a pre-hospital or hospital setting, required.
•Ability to evaluate multiple data elements and interpret those data elements in real-time.
•Excellent verbal communication skills, including telephone skills and the ability to effectively communicate with patients, patient families, clinical and non-clinical staff, and explain rationale for decisions clearly and effectively.

Application Instructions:For consideration, please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to:

Hofstra University Student Health Services
Attention: Rob Stahl, DNP, AGNP-BC, Executive Director
250 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
Phone: (516) 463-6747
Email: [email protected]
Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification formsDeadline:Open until filledDate Posted: 07/26/2021Posting Number: 896766-21

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Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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