Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston, Dana Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow’s physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Clinic Assistant is responsible for direct care provided to hematology – oncology patients and for contributing to efficient operations in the patient care environment. Direct patient care activities include but are not limited to obtaining vital signs, obtaining blood specimens and assisting nursing and medical staff in performing invasive procedures, such as thoracentisi, biopsies and lumber punctures. Indirect patient care activities include those that support clinic operations such as ordering and stocking clinical supplies and patient education materials, transporting patient and specimens as needed, and monitoring the environment of care. The position requirements include organizational skills with attention to detail, thoroughness, practical decision-making, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to team work. The Mission, Vision and Core Values of the Dana – Faber Cancer Institute are incorporated into all areas of practice.
High School Diploma or GED
Completion of a nursing assistant certification program, (CNA) or medical assistant program
Experience preferred but not required
College coursework preferred
Yawkey 10, exam and infusion practice. 40 hours flexible to meet the needs of the unit.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.