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Student Clinical Assistant (SCA)-For Healthcare Students

Company: Yale New Haven Health
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewTo be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

At Bridgeport Hospital, we are committed to providing quality medical care and treatment that is coordinated and centered on the patient's specific needs. We strive to achieve benchmarks as a Patient Centered Medical Home and provide health care in a setting where patients are at the center of their care team. All employees of Bridgeport Hospital are part of the patients care team and contribute to the team approach of promoting access, continuous, comprehensive care and work to provide quality improvement in the care provided to their patients.

Under supervision SCA performs specific duties that support patient care. These duties include indirect patient care activities, which are essential to providing comprehensive care to patients. YNHHS Standards of Professional Behavior are based on our five Values: Patient-Centered Care, Respect, Compassion, Integrity and Accountability. Our behaviors reflect our values and support our mission and vision. This unites us as a health system and creates a care signature for our patients and employees. Patient and family centered care (PFCC) at BH is demonstrated by working with patients and their families based on the 4 principles of PFCC: participation, dignity, and respect, information sharing, and collaboration. This includes providing service excellence by creating a great "First Impression" by demonstrating exemplary customer service skills and positive environment for all customer groups including patients, families/friends, physicians, staff, and support department personnel.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Responsibilities

  • 1. -SCA engages in selected tasks and activities as directed to obtain and report information to assist the nurse or equivalent in the treatment and reports deviations as identified to the appropriate supervisor.
  • 2. -SAFETY
    • 2.1 -Enforces department safety policies and procedures to assure patients, staff and visitor safety.
      • 3.1 -Effectively assists in the care of patients with consideration for the safety of key populations as appropriate.
        QualificationsEDUCATION High school diploma or GED; Must be enrolled in an accredited allied health education program such as physical therapy, pharmacy, medical technologist, etc. SPECIAL SKILLS Successful completion of orientation. Speak and write English proficiently. Successful completion of orientation/evidence of positive initiatives with patients and staff. PHYSICAL DEMAND While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. They are also required to stand and walk. They must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision , peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Additional Information Hours: - Shifts are in 4 hour increments-12 hours are required for each 2 week period. This is a year round position.YNHHS Requisition ID


Keywords: Yale New Haven Health, Bridgeport , Student Clinical Assistant (SCA)-For Healthcare Students, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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