Fairview Health Services is looking for a Clinic Health Guide to work out of our Eagan Clinic. This position is approved for 80 hours every two weeks and is benenfit eligable.
As a member of the care team, the Clinic Health Guide advocates and supports quality patient and family-centered care principles through performing a variety of high level functions within a care team to support the needs of the healthcare team and patients/families. The Clinic Health Guide will gather information and documents to support the patient visit. The Clinic Health Guide is responsible for adhering to all policies, procedures and practice guidelines, promoting teamwork with all members of the health care team, maintaining complete, timely and accurate clinical documentation for each patient and continually looking for opportunities to improve processes and workflow. The role involves listening, understanding, facilitating, applauding, supporting, motivating and providing feedback to the patients
Delivers care as delegated by the physician/authorized practitioner or RN, to assigned patient population, or individual patient.
Follows the patients plan of care and provides through basic patient instruction.
Prioritizes work based on patient acuity, available resources, patient/family preferences, provider schedule, in collaboration with the physician/authorized practitioner and other health care team members.
Performs high and low risk technical procedures, including medication administration, defined by the clinical setting.
Recognizes when different approaches may be needed based on age or cultural differences.
Motivate patients to achieve goals that enhance the quality of their lives and improve their health.
Helps patients weigh options, make choices and plan and identify challenges to help them change for the better.
Instructs patient on health maintenance, disease prevention, and compliance with patients treatment plan within their scope of practice as directed by supervising physician
Effectively communicates compliance and concerns to delegating physician/authorized practitioner/RN.
Coordinates all activities for patient including, determine additional resources as needed, collaborates with care team members to ensure continuity of care.
Responds appropriately to emergent situations
Identifies community resource for health maintenance and disease prevention to meet individual patient needs
Communicates effectively with other members of the health care team.
Documents care in the medical record.
Communicates verbal and written information in a clear, concise, accurate, and timely manner.
Uses communication approaches appropriate to patient/family needs
Respect and ensures the confidentiality of all information regarding patients, staff members or Fairview business issues. Shares information only with those who need to know.
2 years of ambulance or Emergency Department experience required
EMT Certification from an approved institution or training program
3 years of ambulance or Emergency Department experience required
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, ...Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.