Ambulatory Care Assistant

Requisition ID: 9429

Job Title: Ambulatory Care Assistant

Shift: Full Time | Days


Hourly Range: 15.33 - 22.99

Department: Surgical OPD 2D

Location: Duarte, CA

Position Summary and Key Responsibilities

Will provide support for the physician and nursing staff in the delivery of healthcare by performing a variety of clinical and clerical duties.

Will provide direct patient care services as determined by the patient's plan of care under supervision of a physician and licensed support staff.

Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines, includingadherence to theworkplaceCode of Conduct and Compliance Plan. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Minimum Education and Skills Required for Consideration:

Minimum Education:

High School Graduate or equivalent plus one of the following:

  • Non-licensed graduate of a Registered Nurse or Licenses Vocational Nurse (LVN) program; or
  • Enrollment in an approved RN program and completion of at least one medical surgical clinical rotation; or
  • Certification as a Medical Assistant; or
  • Successful completion of a Medical Assistant Program; or
  • Certification as a Nursing Assistant (CNA); or Two years medical office experience.

Minimum Experience: Requires one year of patient care experience. CNA or Medical Assistant Certified.

Required License/Certification: BCLS Certification.

Physical Demands:

Heavy physical effort (lift/carry up to 50 pounds)

Prolonged. Extensive, or considerable standing/walking

Lifts, positions, pushes and or transfers patients

Lifts supplies/equipment

Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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