Peak Vista Community Health Centers

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Well Child Attendant - Per Diem

at Peak Vista Community Health Centers

Posted: 5/20/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: WC-001

Job Description

Title:Well Child Attendant - Per Diem
Category:Administrative / Clerical / Skill Trades

Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a non-profit healthcare organization whose mission is to provide exceptional healthcare to people facing access barriers. We provide primary care services (medical, dental and behavioral healthcare) through 28 outpatient health centers in El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, Elbert, Arapahoe and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong “Hospitality” culture. Our organization has over 850 employees and serves 92,000 patients in the Pikes Peak & East Central Plains region. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC).

Locations: Academy, International & Union

Job Summary (Essential Functions)

The well child waiting area provides an attended room where well children (ages 6 months to 10 years) may play while a family member is receiving services at PVCHC. Responsible for well-being and safety of up to 10 children of varying ages at a time. Children are never left unattended. Knowledge of alternative guidance methods as no spanking is allowed. Responsible for keeping area neat and clean. Ensure that toys are in good repair, clean and disinfected daily. Complies with all relevant policies and procedures, participates in training as requested by Manager and contributes to a positive work environment. Demonstrates the idea that "everyone is in outreach" and adheres to the Compliance Plan. Performs other duties as assigned

Education: High School diploma or GED required. Associate’s degree desirable, classes in child development desirable.

Work Experience: Experience with children required. Knowledge of alternative guidance methods, awareness of health & safety issues regarding children required.

Cognitive Skills (Language, Math, Reasoning Ability): Ability to articulate in a courteous, friendly and helpful manner to families, well children and PVCHC staff required. Reasoning skills, ability to identify potential problems and call for assistance required.

Computer Skills: Computer friendly on Word and keyboard skills required, Excel desirable.

Other Skills: Ability to collect and maintain on-going department reports required. Must have a communication style that creates an inviting atmosphere for children and their families.

Certificates & Licenses: Current CPR certification required

Physical Demands

Frequent standing and walking, occasional long periods of sitting, moderate bending, moderate energy requirements, and frequent fine motor skills. Looking at computer screen continuously for long periods of time, hearing within normal range. Must be able to lift 20 pounds.

*Successful candidates will complete pre-employment screening; which includes, but is not limited to a Criminal Background check. Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a drug and alcohol free workplace an an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Instructions

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