Assists in maintaining a smooth functioning unit under the direction of Nurse Manager or designee. Functions as a Patient Care Assistant and/or Patient Care Secretary as needed.
Transcribes physician orders, answers telephone, greets and assists people arriving on unit, assists with admissions and discharges and maintains desk areas. Provides compassionate care to patients as well as performing various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a RN when functioning as PCA. Aids with procedures if needed.
Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Works under general supervision. High school diploma or equivalent.
BLS is required. No experience necessary.
Must be able to read, write, and perform simple arithmetic calculations. High School graduate or GED equivalent preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Work requires two to three months on-the-job training to acquire necessary familiarity with department policies, procedures and forms.
Grandview Medical Center, a 402-bed regional referral center and tertiary-care facility, is located in Birmingham, AL., and is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). Grandview Medical Center offers programs and services in all medical and surgical areas, including Cardiology, Oncology, Neurology, Women's Health, Mental Health, Digestive Diseases, Orthopedics, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Sports Medicine and Emergency Care. There are more than 600 physicians on the Grandview medical staff representing 30 specialties and subspecialties.
The hospital has been named an accredited program for Metabolic and Bariatric surgery by ASMBS & ACS as well as an accredited chest pain center. Grandview Medical Center provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of any individual's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, citizenship, military status, disability, genetic information or any other protected class status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
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