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Unit Assistant

Company: Evangelical Community Hospital
Location: Lewisburg
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

PURPOSE OF YOUR POSITION The primary purpose of your position as a member of the health care team is to provide clerical service as well as assist in providing patient care and maintaining a safe and clean environment under the direction of a Registered Nurse in accordance with established policies and procedures. GENERAL INFORMATION Must possess the ability to communicate effectively in areas requiring tact and diplomacy with staff, residents and visitors. Every effort was made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. You may be required to perform as a nursing assistant for an entire shift at the discretion of the Patient Care Manager or Nursing Service Manager. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Workload is medium: Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and/or carry objects that weigh up to 25 pounds. Prolonged standing, walking, stooping, crouching and/ or reaching. Manual dexterity: handling, fingering, feeling. Must be able to see and hear, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met. Must be able to work under stressful situations. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Works in well lighted and ventilated area. Subject to infectious diseases. Subject to injury from confused, combative patients, families and visitors. Subject to frequent interruptions. Universal Precautions may apply. QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent required. Satisfactory completion of recognized formal program for nursing assistant/ health care assistant/medical secretary preferred. Requires good inter-personal, verbal, and written communication skills. Must be able to add, subtract, divide and multiply all units of measure and perform these operations with common and decimal fractions. BLS certification required. Pennsylvania state police criminal record check, child abuse history clearance and an FBI criminal history check required.

  • PURPOSE OF YOUR POSITION
  • The primary purpose of your position as a member of the health care team is to provide clerical service as well as assist in providing patient care and maintaining a safe and clean environment under the direction of a Registered Nurse in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Must possess the ability to communicate effectively in areas requiring tact and diplomacy with staff, residents and visitors. Every effort was made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. You may be required to perform as a nursing assistant for an entire shift at the discretion of the Patient Care Manager or Nursing Service Manager.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Workload is medium: Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and/or carry objects that weigh up to 25 pounds.

  • Prolonged standing, walking, stooping, crouching and/ or reaching.

  • Manual dexterity: handling, fingering, feeling.

  • Must be able to see and hear, or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

  • Must be able to work under stressful situations.

  • ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
  • Works in well lighted and ventilated area.

  • Subject to infectious diseases.

  • Subject to injury from confused, combative patients, families and visitors.

  • Subject to frequent interruptions.

  • Universal Precautions may apply.

  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Satisfactory completion of recognized formal program for nursing assistant/ health care assistant/medical secretary preferred.

  • Requires good inter-personal, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Must be able to add, subtract, divide and multiply all units of measure and perform these operations with common and decimal fractions.

  • BLS certification required.

  • Pennsylvania state police criminal record check, child abuse history clearance and an FBI criminal history check required.

Keywords: Evangelical Community Hospital, Reading , Unit Assistant, Other , Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

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