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Clinic Technician - TKC Pulmonary Allergy Clinic - Flexi AM (800)

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Friday, March 29, 2024
Discharge Lounge Coordinator - Discharge Lounge - AM (703) - (T208121)

Description

Compensation:
Pay Range: $15.00 - $24.40 / hour
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
To partner with the Nursing Resource Coordinator, Care Transitions team, Center for Patient Flow and all units of UAB Hospital to facilitate early discharges. Coordinates the patient care experience for patients who have been clinically cleared for discharge but are awaiting completion of discharge process and/or are in need of the coordination of other services including, but not limited to, transportation from UAB Hospital. To assume responsibility for certain technical aspects of patient care as directed by the RN/LPN for the hospital. To assist with activities of daily living (ADL) as needed. To obtain and record vitals, weights, inputs and outputs. To properly escalate any patient care need this is beyond the scope of the role. To successfully complete an in-house PCT training program. To demonstrate an awareness of patient and personal safety. To perform a variety of administrative tasks in support of patients while assigned to the Discharge Lounge including, but not limited to, coordinating with ambulance services, Care Transition team and/or Food & Nutrition Services as needed to arrange for transportation, medications and/or nutritional support as needed.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent and five (5) years of patient care experience required. Successful completion of in-house PCT training program required. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required or must be obtained within thirty (30) days of employment.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Nursing Careers-Nursing Support

Organization

: 707340000 Center for Patient Flow

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: 3-12 Hour Shifts/AM