Patient Care Assistant II/Unit Assistant - Family Birth Center (OB-GYN) - FT, 7a-7p
Performs the job of a Patient Care Assistant and also in addition one of a Unit Assistant.
Patient Care Assistant Role:
Under supervision and director of the Clinical Nurse and according to established procedures, provides routine service duties, technical and nursing procedures necessary to provide for care, comfort and safety of patients. Performs tasks, assists patients with personal hygiene and meals and ambulates patients according to specific procedures. Maintains patient and unit environment in a clean and orderly condition. Utilizes basic knowledge of age related differences in delivering patient care.
Unit Assistant Role:
Under the general supervision of the Director, and according to established policies and procedures, provides administrative support for assigned patient unit. In doing so, inputs orders in HBO, schedules diagnostic tests and therapies for patients, assembles and maintains patients’ charts, answers telephone and intercom calls, providing routine, approved information, and relays other calls and messages. Interviews patient to obtain information necessary to complete the admission process in specific departments.