Community Health System Valparaiso , IN 46385
The unit assistant coordinates unit activities in collaboration with the Charge Nurse to assure the safe and efficient operation of the unit. Performs clerical responsibilities related to a specific unit or department. Posts and reconciles department charges. Transcribes physician orders. Maintains accurate and appropriate patient information in the chart. Completes statistics specific to the unit. The unit assistant, under the direction and supervision of the registered nurse is responsible for the delivery of certain elements of patient care, including assisting patients with activities of daily living and maintaining a safe and clean environment. Patient care is provided through the implementation of philosophies, goals and standards of practice of the Department of Nursing and Porter. Completes other duties as assigned.
A Graduate of an accredited High School or GED Program. [Diploma Required]
Maintain Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) Certification.
Previous nursing assistant experience, completion of first semester of clinical courses in an accredited nursing school or completion of hospital nursing assistant course.