A Clinical Assistant supports a doctor in administering care and treatment to patients in order to facilitate the smooth flow of healthcare practices. Their role is to prepare patients for their visit, take appropriate records of their health condition, and direct and accompany patients to offices. Their responsibilities are to maintain laboratory data files for easy access and evaluation by the doctor, inspect the supply of clinical equipment, supervise the cleaning and sanitation of the clinical environment, motivate patients to cooperate in their treatment procedure, encourage patients to take their treatment and drug prescription seriously, provide patient's health records and correct i...
Job requirements for being a nurse coordinator is that you have to have experience as a nurse, as a charge nurse. You have to have acute care experience.
I have a background in acute care and long-term care for pediatric oncology patients. I have a background in forensics for sexual assault victims and gender-based violence.
Some of the clinical operations that we do on a daily basis is that you're responsible for daily clinical staff activities relating to patient care. You have to ensure proper staffing, ensure safety of the team and our patients. I oversee service delivery and productivity and what this means is that sometimes I have to case manage patients and their particular needs and this is very important when it comes to our homeless population because they have special needs.
We've worked with homeless patients. If you are a nurse, if you want to be out in the field at encampments, that's what it takes.
So it takes a lot of emotional strength, trust in your team, but it's also gratifying. Ask yourself if you have that devotion and then go for it.