As a condition of employment, all Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center new hires are required to be COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your first day of employment. Accommodations to begin the vaccination process can be scheduled with RCCHC’s Occupational Health on your first day should you choose to do so. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations can be made for employees with disabilities that prevent them from receiving the vaccine. Similarly, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for individuals who notify us of sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from receiving the vaccine.
POSITION TITLE: Lab/Clinical Support Assistant
REPORTS TO: Laboratory Coordinator
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None
POSITION STATUS: Non-Exempt
POSITION SUMMARY: The Lab/Clinical Support Assistant performs task directly related to patient care in the lab. Assisting the Laboratory Coordinator with all functions related to patient care. Also performs duties of a CNA/MA as part of the patient care team. The Lab/Clinical Support Assistant will model behaviors consistent with the published values and the Code of Conduct of RCCHC.
POPULATION SERVED: Roanoke Chowan Community Health Center will provide open access, community-oriented primary care of the highest quality to all residents, migrants and seasonal farmworkers, as well as, visitors of Hertford, Bertie, Northampton, Gates, Washington and surrounding counties, regardless of their ability to pay.
Must have a current Medical Certificate of Completion of Medical Assistant or be Listed with the Division of Facility Services Department of Human Resources as a Nursing Assistant I and/or with the North Carolina Board of Nursing as a Nursing Assistant II.
Preferred experience in a lab or medical practice preferred
Requires an individual who is energetic, self-directed, task oriented, flexible, and dependable
Must possess good communication/people skills, be compassionate and patient, and have the ability to learn new task.
Must possess basic computer skills and the ability to effectively utilize the computer for communication and medical record documentation
Must be able to organize the workload for efficient timely completion, and assuming responsibility for assignments
Works effectively with others and is able to organize workload, as well as assume responsibility and maintain confidentiality
Must be able to work independently, exercise appropriate decision making skills, and function effectively on a team.
Must be able to speak and communicate clearly and effectively
Functions as part of the patient care team
Performs supply tasks
Communicates effectively with office staff, patients and visitors
Functions independently in practice laboratory
Performs venipuncture for laboratory specimens
Performs tasks related to proper decontamination of used instruments and supplies
Performs processing tasks with skill and accuracy, and utilizes proper techniques
Documents quality control data according to established policy
Participant’s in educational programs
Demonstrates commitment to Partnership in Patient Care philosophy
Demonstrates a commitment to ongoing self-development and quality improvement
Maintains a safe environment of employees, visitors and patients
Accurately and efficiently utilizes the Electronic Health Record as a mean to communicate and to document patient care
Maintain compliance with workflows, policies and procedures as well as other activities to support PCMH model of care and accreditation
Other job duties may be required that are not listed above.