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Clinical Assistant - PDHC

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Requisition #:

Erie, PA 16505

Personal Care Assistant

Starting at $13.00 per hour

Position Details

Exciting Job Opportunity: Pediatric Day Health Center 

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children? Do you dream of a job that combines compassionate care with a unique learning experience? Look no further – our Pediatric Day Health Center (PDHC) is seeking extraordinary individuals like you to join our team as Clinical Assistants!

Position Overview: As a Clinical Assistant at our PDHC, you will be at the heart of nurturing young minds and providing exceptional care under the guidance of our expert nursing team. Get ready for a dynamic role that's all about enriching the lives of children and promoting their development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Channel your inner superhero to perform a variety of essential tasks, including:
    • Using your incredible body mechanics for safe care delivery
    • Measuring vital stats like weight, head circumference, height, and abdominal girth
    • Assisting with range of motion exercises
    • Mastering ambulation, transfers, and positioning with medical equipment
    • Crafting delicious and nutritious meals and feeds (PO and tube) tailored to each child's dietary needs
    • Meeting special conditions and needs within your authorized scope
  • Become the child's personal guardian of hygiene, from bath-time fun to helping with dressing and eating.
  • Embrace your role as a meticulous documentarian, ensuring all records are impeccably maintained.
  • Take on PDHC housekeeping duties with flair, from keeping things squeaky clean to promoting safety and sanitation.
  • Create magical moments for children by providing play opportunities that foster fine motor, gross motor, and cognitive skill development.
  • Join in educational in-services and engage with the team in patient care meetings.
  • Never miss a beat as you ensure every child's safety and well-being, never leaving them unattended.


  • A high school graduate or GED, because education is the first step in our journey together.
  • Current CPR certification – you'll be their guardian angel when they need it most.
  • Show off your skills and check them off with proficiency.

Additional state-specific requirements:

  • Stay in tune with current state regulations to keep us compliant.

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Your attention to detail will set you apart.
  • Time management is your superpower.
  • Tackle challenges head-on with effective problem-solving and conflict resolution.
  • Keep everything organized and communicate with the finesse of a maestro.

Physical Requirements:

  • Be fluent in English to ensure effective communication.
  • Show off your strength with frequent lifting, carrying, and more – you've got this!
  • Move nimbly with occasional lifting, carrying, and a bit of acrobatics.
  • Be ready for prolonged physical activity, from walking to bending, and even the occasional sprint to the rescue.
  • Have visual and hearing superpowers.
  • Sharpen your sense of smell and touch to provide the best care.
  • Be a one-person powerhouse, ready to reposition patients and equipment effortlessly.
  • Rise to the occasion during emergencies with strength, agility, and grace.

Work Environment:

  • Thrive in diverse environments, from allergens to various conditions – you'll handle it all.
  • While exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and infectious diseases may sound daunting, your preparedness is our top priority.

Other Duties:

  • Please note that this description is just the tip of the iceberg. Your role may evolve, so be ready for exciting changes and opportunities that await.

If you're ready to embark on a thrilling journey as a Pediatric Day Health Center, apply now! Join our team and be part of something extraordinary as we make a difference in the lives of these amazing children.

As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.


Why work for Aveanna?

  • Thorough training
  • Flexible schedules
  • Electronic charting
  • Access to a clinical supervisor 24/7
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Weekly pay via multiple payment options