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Clinical Associate

Martinsville, Virginia

Req ID 7455-12209 Post Date May. 23, 2024 CategoryNursing Support FacilitySovah Health - Martinsville

Sovah Martinsville

 Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come to work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Licensed for 220 beds, SOVAH Health – Martinsville, is a full-service, acute-care hospital providing over 22 medical specialties. Among the services we offer are a home health & hospice agency, advanced wound healing center, cardiac rehabilitation center, two cardiac catheterization labs, and medical & radiation oncology services.


Where We Are:

In Martinsville, explore culture and arts, enjoy kayaking or hiking and so much more in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From the river to the racetrack, we offer plenty of activities to guarantee that you and your family have a fun-filled time!


Why Choose Us:

· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

· Professional development, Growth opportunities, and Mentor-based training

· And much more…


Position Summary:

Sovah Health in Martinsville, VA. is seeking a Full Time Clinical Associate to join our day shift team (7a - 7p & EOW). 

The CA: Provides direct and indirect patient care under the direction of a registered nurse and/or physician. Provides for personal care, and comfort and assists with safe, clean environment, maintains equipment and supplies. Under the supervision of an RN, performs basic patient care activities.

  • Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including obtaining and recording vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, respiration, and temperature as directed.
  • Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating, and ambulation.
  • Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff.
  • Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean, and orderly.
  • Assists patients in the use of toilet facilities, including bedpans.
  • Assists patients with ambulation, including the use of walkers and wheelchairs, when applicable.
  • Assists patients with feeding, when needed.
  • Assists patient with fluid intake, as directed, and measures and records fluid intake and output.
  • Repositions patient, as appropriate.
  • Checks diapers/under pads with each position change and ensures patient cleanliness; provides linen change as needed.
  • Utilizes proper patient identification system, i.e. two patient identifiers.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

Required Skills

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Requires ability to read and write legibly and carry out directions promptly and accurately.
  • Must exhibit effective communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served.
  • Requires the ability to respond quickly and calmly under stressful or emergencies.
  • Requires flexibility in scheduling and ability to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays to ensure continuity of care and appropriateness of nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville on all units.


  • AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) required.

Minimum Work Experience

  • One (1) year as a CNA, Respiratory Care Assistant, Rehab Tech, Certified Medical Assistant, EKG Tech, EMT, Phlebotomist, or equivalent clinical experience preferred.


EEOC Statement:

SOVAH Health - Martinsville is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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