Care Assistant- HUC PCU

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Caregiving/Babysitting



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Facility: Harrison Medical CenterDepartment: PCU WestLocation: BremertonStatus: Full timeShift: 7am-730pmHarrison is looking for a Care Assistant - Health Unit Coordinator to join our team that will be moving to our NEW HOSPITAL in Silverdale! This 500,000 Square-foot hospital will be the most energy efficient hospital in Washington, and one of the most energy efficient in the US, consuming significantly less water and energy than the average hospital. It will provide beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains and Dyes Inlet. In addition, it will have a healing garden and Clear Creek trail running through the hospital grounds, encouraging walks and community connection as a healing process. Be a part of this ground breaking addition to CHI Franciscan!Job SummaryThis job is responsible for assisting with patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse; performs data entry, unit secretarial functions, and equipment processing.Essential DutiesProvides patient personal care/hygiene and physical comfort, including feeding, bathing, shaving, changing clothes, bed making, ambulation, lifting, turning, moving, transferring, skin care and bowel/bladder elimination. Provides such additional care as required to meet the personal primary needs and comfort of assigned patient based on skill, ability, limitations of scope of practice and patient acuity. Prepares patient, equipment and supplies for specific procedures/examinations.Performs, monitors, reports and documents all clinical activities within scope of practice. Observes and reports changes in patient condition to the RN. Obtains labels and transports a variety of samples (e.g. urine, stool, sputum specimens and blood products). Provides patient information to nursing staff for inclusion in the interdisciplinary plan of care; documents relevant patient data in accordance with work unit standards.Assists nursing staff in the admission, discharge and transfer of patient by performing activities such as inventory/storing patient belongings, providing patient with relevant personal care/comfort items, orienting patient/family and transporting patient to room or other location using wheelchairs, stretchers or patient bed.Maintains a neat and organized work environment. Orders, stocks and replenishes supplies and equipment as necessary, identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters equipment repair request in system, tags equipment and removes from service.Maintains a safe work and patient environment, adhering to the hospital's Safety, Risk Management, Regulatory Standards and infection prevention.Performs receptionist and support duties at the assigned unit; handles incoming and outgoing communications, transfers calls appropriately, greets and assists visitors, answers questions in accordance with established procedures.Provides general support activities for the unit.Education & ExperienceCompletion of an accredited Nursing Assistant program (or military medical specialty training). Six months related work experience preferred.Experience in a hospital setting preferredPrefer experience in a specialty unit. Preference is given toward applicants with experience as both a Certified Nursing Assistant and Unit Coordinator.Licensure & CertificationMust be licensed by the Washington State Nursing Commission as a Certified Nursing Assistant.Current healthcare provider BLS certification is required.Additional InformationRequisition ID: 2020-R0274531Schedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobMarket: CHI-Franciscan Harrison Medical Center.

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