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Kickstart Your Healthcare Career

You are invited: An introduction to entry-level jobs at Inova

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These special "Kickstart Your Healthcare Career" events allow you to learn more about entry-level healthcare roles at Inova Health System, including Medical Assistant (MA) and Licensed Practice Nurse (LPN) positions. At this event, you will have the opportunity to speak directly with managers and recruiters and learn about various career pathways within Inova.

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Medical Assistant

The Medical Assistant is responsible for ensuring the well-being of patients and for providing a positive, supportive environment for patients and other staff while working in conjunction with physicians. A key part of this role is communicating and collaborating with physicians/staff to provide coordinated, safe, and compassionate care for patients. Other responsibilities include: EKG techniques and phlebotomy, vital signs, reporting patient safety issues to physician and practice manager, preparing exam rooms, assisting physicians with exams, and maintaining patient records.

Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED, BLS certification

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) provides basic therapeutic nursing care according to established standards of practice under the direction and supervision of the RN.  They provide care and assist the healthcare team to achieve desired patient outcomes. A typical day of an LPN consists of checking vitals, triaging patients, rooming patients, documentation, prescription refills, in basket management, patient calls and education, and assisting with in-office procedures.

Minimum qualifications: graduate of an accredited LPN school, BLS certification, eligible for licensing in the commonwealth of Virginia as a LPN

Clinical Technician

The Clinical Technician assists in in the delivery of direct patient care under the supervision of the registered nurse (RN). They assist and collaborate with the RN and other care team members in implementing the plan of care to meet individualized and developmental patient care outcomes.  All Clinical Technicians go through orientation that lasts up to six weeks on patient care topics and skills, such as: activities of daily living, specimen collection and labeling, vital signs, IV and phlebotomy, and foley care.

Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED, BLS certification within 90 days

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Patient Safety Associate

The Patient Safety Associate provides vigilant and continuous 1:1 supervision and appropriate diversional activities for an assigned patient under the supervision and direction of the Registered Nurse. Under the direction of the unit charge nurse, they perform duties necessary to ensure smooth day to day operations of the assigned nursing unit when not directed to provide continuous patient observation.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Remains with the patient at all times and continuously monitor/observe the welfare of patients who cannot be left alone
  • Performs patient care tasks related to activities of daily living such as bathing, feeding, hair, skin, and oral care
  • Assist RNs and/or Clinical Technicians with linen changes and repositioning as directed by the RN


The Telesitter provides continuous observation of up to 15 patients at one time by using audio visual software. Their first line of action is to verbally redirect the patient from engaging in at risk behaviors. The Telesitter seeks help or advice as soon as possible when the patient appears to pose a threat to themselves or others.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

The Emergency Medical Technician provides cardiac monitoring and testing.  They apply orthopedic splinting devices, collect patient specimen, provide wound care, and act as a resource to physicians and nurses to provide patients with optimum care.  All EMTs go through orientation that lasts up to six weeks on patient care topics and skills, such as: activities of daily living, specimen collection and labeling, vital signs, IV and phlebotomy, and foley care.

Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED, BLS certification, must either be active on the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) or possess a current Virginia EMT License/Certification

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Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)

A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at our Loudoun Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center will help with patients’ assisted daily living, vital signs, triaging, and documentation.  

Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED, Virginia approved C.N.A. training program, CPR certification, VA License as a Certified Nursing Aide

Unit Secretary

The Unit Secretary performs a variety of clerical activities to support efficient department operations and provides prompt, efficient reception support for the unit. They also provide secretarial support to ensure effective maintenance of confidential patient information.

Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED, CPR within 3 months

Patient Access Associate 1

The Patient Access Associate 1 demonstrates accountability, accuracy and effective communication skills relative to departmental goals. Patient Access Associates will register patients, answer phone calls, check insurance, and schedule appointments. They will also help with financial counseling, insurance verification, communicate payer authorizations and referral requirements.

Minimum qualifications: High school diploma or GED, one year of customer service or one year of experience in a medical setting or associates degree

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Blood Donor Specialist 1

The Donor Specialist balances productivity, customer service and compliance to ensure the integrity of the collection process and donor experience. They demonstrate safe phlebotomy procedures for the blood collection from donors and patients. In addition, they screen donors to assess suitability for blood donation.

Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma or GED, BLS within 3 months, valid Driver’s License 

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Benefits at Inova

At Inova, we strive to improve the health of the communities we serve, and that includes taking care of our team members, who help us fulfill our mission every day. That’s why we offer affordable, comprehensive benefits coverage for you and your family.

As a member of the Inova team, we encourage you to tailor your benefits to suit your needs. Join us and see how easy Inova makes it for you to perform at your very best at work, and live life to the fullest when you're done for the day.

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About Inova

Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova’s 20,000+ team members provide more than two million patient visits each year through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.

Inova’s five hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare.

Inova is home to Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,952 licensed beds.