24 days old

Unit Assistant | Emergency Care Center | Memorial Hospital

Beacon Health Systems
South Bend, IN 46601
  • Job Code
    192717

  • JOB SUMMARY
    • Reports to the Director, Patient Care Services. Receives guests, answers the telephone, communicates information and performs a variety of clerical duties. Performs designated patient care services under the direction of a Registered Nurse. Specific tasks to be performed are determined based upon patient care unit assignment and may include some or all of the duties listed below.
  • MISSION & VISION
    • Mission: To enhance the physical, mental and emotional well-being of the communities we serve as the community's provider of outstanding quality, superior value and comprehensive health care services.

      Vision: Our vision is to achieve:

      • Innovative health care and well-being services of the highest quality at the greatest value
      • Easy access and convenience
      • Outstanding patient experiences
      • Ongoing education involving physicians, patients and the community
  • JOB SPECIFICATIONS
    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are acquired through the successful completion of a high school diploma or equivalent. Previous clerical or patient care experience desired. Nurse Assistant certification preferred.
    • Knowledge & Skills
      • Demonstrates ability to read, legibly print or write, correctly spell medical and non-medical terms and understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
      • Requires an understanding of medical terminology.
      • Demonstrates math skills necessary to add, subtract, multiply, divide, use fractions and calculate percentages (for example, weigh patients and take pulses, respirations, etc.).
      • Requires the ability to work with minimal supervision and handle multiple activities concurrently, as well as able to prioritize work.
      • Demonstrates interpersonal skills necessary to deal tactfully and effectively with co-workers, nurses, patients and families, doctors and others.
      • Demonstrates communication skills necessary to communicate clearly with patients, families, doctors, nurses, etc. and the ability to understand their requests and instructions received.
      • Requires proficiency in computer skills and sufficient keyboarding skills to complete the work assigned accurately and in a reasonable amount of time.
    • Working Conditions
      • Works in a patient care environment requiring physical exertion, frequent changes in job demands, certain undesirable patient care activities and possible exposure to bio-hazards.
      • Operates patient-related and office-related equipment.
    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, etc.) and to sit for long periods of time) to perform the essential functions of the position.






Posted: 2020-10-05 Expires: 2020-11-03
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Beacon Health Systems
South Bend, IN 46601

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