Work under direction of nursing personnel within the PACU (pre and post operative) department at Ridges Hospital to provide patient care while functioning as a nursing assistant and as a health unit coordinator.
Duties may include: patient cares, vitals, bathing, feeding, answering call lights, transporting, care of environment (by stocking, cleaning, and maintaining rooms) and use of equipment, phones, clerical, transcription, and coordinate the flow of communication on the unit.
Requires ability to provide written validation of current basic life support competency or ability to obtain written validation within 30 days of hire.
Stronlgy prefer medical terminology or completion of a HUC (similar) program.
Must have experience working in a nursing asst.(or similar) job or completed a semester of nursing clincals.
Must be very comfortable using computers, have good communication skills, and solid patient cares skills (nursing assistant,nst, pca or similar-completed a nursing clinical). Must be able to work in a TEAM environment and have self direction.
Physical demands: Sitting, standing, walking, lifting -max 35lbs, push/pull-max. 35 lbs, balance, stooping/crouching, grasping, writing, finger dexterity/keyboarding, reaching, color vision, operate machinery, physical presence at work
Mental Demands: Frequent people contact, irregular work schedule, detailed work, frequent interruptions, decision making skills, concentration, ability to work independent, multiple concurrent tasks, frequent deadlines, organizational skills, ability to collaborate with others, express ideas orally, remember and apply information, understand/follow basic instruction