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Patient Care Unit Assistant-Orthopedics/Post-Surgical/Trauma Unit

Company: Geisinger
Location: Aaronsburg
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Patient Care Unit Assistant-Orthopedics/Post-Surgical/Trauma Unit
Location: Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Job Category: Nursing Support Services, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Rotation
Work Type: Part time
Department: GLH Orthopaedic Oncology/Medical Surgery Nursing Department
Date Posted: 11/03/2021
Job ID: R-22007
Job Summary Provides care for the comfort, safety and personal needs of patient under the direction and supervision of registered nurse. Identifies physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual factors as they relate to the patient age groups served. Assists patients with activities of daily living and performs procedures necessary for improving patient outcomes. Works collaboratively with all members of the health care team. Shares various tasks with other licensed and non-licensed staff members
Job Duties

  • Assists patients with activities of daily living such as ambulation, gait training, feeding, bathing and dressing.
  • Assists physicians and nurses with patient procedures as directed by Registered Nurse.
  • Transports patients as directed.
  • Assists with transport of specimens as directed.
  • Assembles equipment and supplies necessary for patient care and prepares them for use by patient and staff.
  • Performs observations of patient--s physical, psychosocial, cultural, and spiritual needs by identifying and reporting changes to the Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
    Education High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
    Certification(s) and License(s) Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
    Our Purpose & Values OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Keywords: Geisinger, Reading , Patient Care Unit Assistant-Orthopedics/Post-Surgical/Trauma Unit, Healthcare , Aaronsburg, Pennsylvania

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