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UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER OF SOUTHERN NEVADA Transplant Services Assistant in Las Vegas, Nevada

Position Summary



Responsible for the coordination of pre and post transplant clinical and clerical support and community outreach. Performs administrative activities necessary for the effective planning, coordination and implementation of patient care initiatives through the transplant pre and post process by assisting clinical staff as they engage in the evaluation and education of patients.

Job Requirement

Education/Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school and six (6) months of clinical experience.

Licensing/Certification Requirements: Valid Certification by the State of Nevada Board of Nursing as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). American Heart Association Healthcare Provider (BLS) certification.

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements


One year experience (within the last three (3) years) in a hospital and/or clinical setting with the following:* Ordering labs and scheduling appointments in a computer system; Experience with running various reports and managing a heavy caseload; Running reports and tracking data; Experience with Electronic Health Records; Experience working with community resources and providers; Assisting with Case Management files; Front and Back Office experience; * *Discussing detailed instructions with Patients; Minimum three (3) years’ experience with Microsoft Word and Excel; Transplant and/or Hemodialysis experience; Must be a team player and have strong customer service skills; EPIC, OTTR and Adobe experience;* Bilingual is a plus!**

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of: Cardiopulmonary resuscitation; operation of general office equipment; Microsoft Office; basic medical terminology; basic mathematics; medical equipment; and universal precautions; specialized knowledge of area of assignment; business arithmetic; policies, procedures, and regulations governing area of assignment; computer hardware and software applicable to operations; business arithmetic; correct business English, including spelling, grammar and punctuation; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; infection control policies and practices; patient rights; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.

Skill in: Performing and documenting vital signs; handling matters independently within authorized scope of responsibility; interacting with physicians, staff, outside agencies, patients and families in a professional manner; organizing work, setting priorities; following verbal and written instructions; answering phone calls in a professional manner and taking messages and information accurately; applying customer service techniques; filling out forms and applications according to laws and guidelines in area of assignment; prioritizing and managing deadlines; using initiative and exercising good judgment within established procedural guidelines; maintaining confidentiality; preparing presentation materials for program or service offered; understanding and following oral and written instructions; inventorying and ordering supplies; creating and maintaining filing systems; using computers and related software applications; using general office equipment such as phones, copiers, facsimiles and adding machines; communicating effectively with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions: Mobility to work in a typical clinical setting and use standard equipment, including stamina to remain standing and/or walk for extended periods of time and strength to assist in the examination and treatment of varied patients, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.

Salary: $15.85 - $24.57 Hourly

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Job Type: Full Time

Department: TRANSPLANT SVCS - 7192

Job Number: 20-71872

Closing: 1/20/2021 5:00 PM Pacific

Agency: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada

Address: University Medical Center of Southern Nevada Las Vegas, Nevada, 89102

Website: http://www.umcsn.com