Stormont-Vail Healthcare Medical Assistant-Clinic in Topeka, Kansas

Summary:

Member of the patient care team who uses acquired, office-based skills to assist physicians and nursing personnel to maintain smooth working order of the offices, continuity of patient care and client satisfaction.

The delivery of professional nursing care at Stormont-Vail HealthCare is guided by Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring and the theory of Shared governance, both of which are congruent with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Watson’s Caring Theory ensures the development of therapeutic relationships and involves human beings and their spirit in every aspect of care delivery, and is demonstrated through the implementation of ten (10) carative behaviors:

  1. attentive listening

  2. comforting

  3. honesty

  4. patience

  5. responsibility

  6. providing information to allow informed decisions

  7. touch

  8. sensitivity

  9. respect

  10. calling the patient by name

    Education/Experience:

ACTIVE Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), OR completed a Medical Assistant program, OR Emergency Medical Technician(EMT), OR nursing student who has successfully completed their first semester of nursing skills in an accredited nursing program; must successfully complete department skills checklist within 90 days of hire; must have a current BLS/AED certification within 90 days of hire. non-tobacco user preferred.