Provides direct patient care and clerical support to the unit under the direction of the RN. Assists patients with ADLs including ambulating, transferring, bathing, feeding, grooming, turning and positioning, and oral care, conducts chart audits as directed by the nurse manager. Assists with data collection and reporting. Assists with billing functions as needed, maintains the patient record in written and or electronic format, facilitates communication and efficient unit operations, orders clerical supplies for the department. Prior clinical and or secretarial experience preferred. Ability to complete tasks with minimal supervision. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to cope with stressful situations and adjust to varying workloads required. Basic computer skills. Strong attention to detail. Medical terminology preferred. Experience in a large teaching hospital preferred.
High School Equivalent / GED BLS certification, issued by the American Heart Association, must be obtained during UH Orientation.