About the Role
Responsible for providing professional health care to clinic patients following established
standards and practices of care. Assists the health care team in coordinating patient
Supervision Received: Directly supervised by the Director of Nursing.
1. Escorts patients to an examination room or to the emergency room.
2. Obtains patient vital signs including blood pressure, temperature, pulse,
respiratory rate, weight, height, and pulse oximetry.
3. Maintains and reviews patient records, charts and other pertinent information.
Records test and examination results.
4. Observes, records and reports patient conditions, reactions to drugs, and
reactions to treatments to the primary health care physicians and / or
professional midlevel provider.
5. Assists primary health care providers with examinations and treatment
6. Assists patients in preparing for an examination and when necessary, assists with
disrobing, gowning, draping, and positioning.
7. Applies dressings as directed by the primary health care provider.
8. Removes casts, staples or sutures as certification allows and as directed by the
primary health care provider. Competencies must be completed prior to
9. Instructs patients on home care as directed by the primary health care provider.
10. Performs ear lavage as directed by the primary health care provider.
11. Maintains a list of supplies to be ordered by the supply clerk.
12. Cleans and supplies examination rooms daily.
13. Screens non-patient visitors.
14. Cleans and sterilizes surgical instruments and treatment trays per protocol.
15. Assist in emergency room procedures as certifications allow.
16. Responds to or refers incoming patient treatment-related phone calls. At the
direction of the primary health care provider, instructs patient and family
regarding treatment instructions.
17. Maintains patient confidentiality.
18. May be required to take after-hour and weekend call as part of the on-call
medical team for the clinic. Training in the emergency room will be provided
prior to such an assignment.
The job holder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to job position.
1. Knowledge of professional regulations and practices to give and evaluate patient
2. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish/maintain a
safe work environment.
3. Skill in preparing and maintaining records, writing reports and responding to
4. Ability to work as a member of the “health care team.”
5. Ability to maintain quality control standards.
6. Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
7. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
1. Subject to varying situations including ability to understand and respond
appropriately, effectively and sensitively to special population groups, including
those defined by race, ethnicity, language, age, sex, sexual orientation,
economic standing, etc.
2. Frequent contact with a variety of people including prisoners and people with
mental, emotional and physical disabilities.
3. Medical office, exam room, laboratory, radiology, emergency room and
professional practice settings. Frequent exposure to communicable diseases and
other conditions common to rural clinic environments.
4. May require travel between District sites.
Varied activities including moving, reaching, bending, and lifting. Requires full range of
body motion including handling, moving, positioning and transporting patients. Also
requires manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing
and moving for extensive periods of time. Occasionally moves items weighing up to 50
pounds without assistance. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
This position frequently requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.
Year-round highway travel between clinics and other facilities throughout the district is
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work
being performed by persons assigned to this job. This document is not intended to be
an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, and working conditions for the persons so
classified. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may
change as needs evolve.
About the Company
All interested parties should contact Vicky Marshall, Director of Nursing, at (307)
367-4133 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include an application, CV,
and letter of interest. Applications can be found on the Sublette County Hospital
We pride ourselves in developing and retaining our team members and our team
prides itself in offering the best of care, close to home! Thank you for considering
this opportunity to join our team. We look forward to receiving your resume.