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Nurse Care Team Assistant Overview

The Care Team Assistant observes the Registered Nurse during patient encounters and performs documentation on the Registered Nurse’s behalf. Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, the Care Team Assistant enters information into the patient’s electronic or written chart. All documentation is reviewed and/or edited by the Registered Nurse. Documentation is signed with an attestation by the Registered Nurse, attesting that the Care Team Assistant’s charting accurately reflects all work, treatment, procedures, and medical decision-making performed by them.

Why Become A Nurse CTA?

Utilize your CNA certification at Des Moines, IA area hospitals! We know working as a Nursing Assistant can be tough, but through our Nurse CTA position, we are offering you an opportunity to shift from working in nursing homes or long-term care facilities, and work in a hospital setting.

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Work side by side with Registered Nurses (RN) .
More time to care for patients
Low Nurse to Patients Ratios
Multiple opportunities for advancement with CareThrough
Full-Time & Part Time positions available

What Is A Nurse Care Team Assistant (Nurse CTA)?

A Nurse CTA assists the healthcare system administrators manage and optimize the delivery of care in the clinical setting by: coordinating care with patients, gathering information for the patient's visit, and partnering with the physician, nurses, and care team to deliver the best possible patient experience.

  • As a Nurse CTA, you will be working under the supervision of an RN, assisting in performing specific functions and activities of daily living such as taking vitals, patient transfers, and personal care.
  • The Nurse CTA observes the RN during patient encounters and performs documentation on the RN’s behalf.
  • Nurse CTA’s require a CNA license, however, CareThrough will provide the training for you!
Care Navigators
As healthcare business models evolve, so should care teams.

Patients who are paired with Care Navigators report feeling less anxiety, and an increased ability to self-manage their conditions between visits. And providers report increased job satisfaction from improved efficiency, and knowing their patients have access to care teams, and strategic support.

Chronic Care Management
With an increased aging population managing two or more chronic illnesses, extending your care teams’ ability to communicate with patients is critical. We take a strategic approach to helping patients chart a path towards their health goals, while self-managing their chronic conditions between clinical visits.

Artificial Intelligence
Our advanced AI solutions tackle complex documentation challenges to reduce the administrative burden preventing doctors from delivering precision care. We'll guide you through the best practices for incorporating AI into your workflow. Gain visibility into your data with enhanced analytics driven by AI and CTAs.

Nurse Care Team Assistants
While nurses comprise the largest healthcare workforce, many suffer in silence from burnout and decreased job satisfaction. Our Nurse CTAs combat burnout with strategic support. From documenting patient encounters to monitoring vital signs, CTAs ensure nurses work top-of-license. CTAs close critical gaps in the care continuum and provide nurses with the added bandwidth to focus on critical care.

Scribe Services
There’s a reason why we’re the nation’s most frequently used scribe company: we offer professionally trained in-person and virtual medical scribes to meet the specific needs of our clients. We offer a variety of scribe programs, as well as technology and personnel solutions that address revenue cycle management, the transition to value-based care, and more through our HealthChannels family of companies.