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Health Care Associate

  • Accompany SDS members to scheduled and emergency medical appointments.
  • Consult with medical, health care and pastoral care providers on behalf of SDS members.
  • Meet weekly (or more often if needed) with SSR Care Team. Help prepare for SDS member’s temporary, respite or permanent stay at SSR.
  • Prepare SDS members for upcoming medical appointments. Transport and accompany SDS members to serve as their patient advocate at medical appointments. Interpret and explain information conveyed by medical providers. Review/reinforce information with SDS members as needed.
  • Monitor SDS members’ ongoing and acute care needs. Report changes in medical conditions to appropriate providers and obtain orders as needed.
  • Coordinate hospital admission and advocate for hospitalized SDS member. Facilitate communications between the hospital, SDS member and SSR Care Team.
  • Update SSR Leadership Team and Provincial Leadership Team regarding SDS member’s health care status.
  • Communicate with pharmacies regarding SDS member’s medication needs and questions.
  • Document medical visits and incidents, and summarize in writing all information exchanged during visits, follow-up appointments, etc.
  • Communicate with RN-HCC, SSR Caregivers and support staff regarding an SDS member’s change in diagnosis, medication, treatment and care.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Solid employment history, with at least 2 years in medical- related position preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License and safe driving record
  • Use of personal vehicle for on-call hours
  • Physical strength/agility to walk long halls; push wheelchairs safely on uneven surfaces; stand for extended periods of time; bend to provide help in/out of vehicle; and routinely lift 25 pounds
  • Understanding of human bodily functions
  • English reading, writing and comprehension skills to communicate effectively
  • Ability to understand medical terminology and explain in simple language
  • Computer skills to communicate details related to medical visits, medical orders, follow-up appointments and treatments.
  • Basic understanding of medical/health insurance language.

Soft skills required

  • Calm and adaptable in emergency situations Strong organizational skills and attention to detail Compassion for people with physical and mental limitations Sound judgment regarding confidential information in accordance with HIPAA regulations
  • Desire to work as part of a team and confidence to perform duties with minimal supervision

Compensation

Type
Notes
Hourly wage for scheduled hours worked, plus standby pay for on-call hours

Additional Information

Start Date
Location
Department
County
Milwaukee
Job Category
Other - Catholic Organizations
Employment Type
Part Time
Notes

To Apply

Instructions
Email cover letter and resume to Employment@salvatoriansisters.org
Contact Name
Salvatorian Sisters Residence
Address
3810 N. 92nd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53222
Phone
Fax

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