Unit Assistant - Surgical Short Stay - FT Nights

Northeast Georgia Health System Gainesville , GA 30501

Posted 1 week ago

If you are an energetic individual who enjoys being part of a collaborative and talented team then a rewarding career with Northeast Georgia Health System is where you want to be!

Unit Assistant, Full Time Nights

  • 8 hour shift

Department: Gainesville Surgical Short Stay

Job Summary:

A non-licensed, staff member who is trained to be flexible in a variety of nursing support and transport duties. Provides clerical support by maintaining patient records, unit supplies, equipment, and serving as a facilitator for communications for the assigned area. Performs a variety of clinical tasks including, but not limited to, nursing units, cleaning and stocking of patients rooms and other unit areas, and direct patient care within the scope of defined practice. Functions under the direction of a Shift Primary Nurse. Cares for patients in the adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Performs duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.

Job Qualifications:

  • Required: Current Georgia Certified Nursing Assistant or successful completion of Fundamentals of Nursing Course if a nursing student.

  • Required: High School Diploma or GED

  • Required: Basic Life Support Certification through the American Heart Association

  • No previous experience is required, on-the-job training in practices and procedures of the hospital and medical terminology is provided. Previous experience as a nursing assistant or unit aide is desirable.

More Awards and Accolades.

Ranked in the Top 10% in the nation by CareChex for Stroke Care, Cancer Care, Pneumonia Care and Surgical Care, the System is the recipient of numerous accolades including:

  • Georgia's #1 Surgery Hospital by CareChex

  • Georgia's #1 Heart Hospital by CareChex

  • 12 years in a row
  • Georgia's #1 Women's Hospital by CareChex

  • Georgia's #1 Pulmonary Hospital

  • One of Metro Atlanta's Top Workplaces for the 7th year in a row

More Choices.

The Blue Ridge Mountains are less than a 30-minute drive and Lake Sidney Lanier is next door. Whatever setting suits your mood, you'll find it right here.

  • 47 public parks
  • 8 championship golf courses
  • 34 tennis courts
  • 10 marinas

Atlanta, with its abundance of sports including the Atlanta Braves, Hawks, Falcons, and Georgia Swarm, as well as entertainment attractions, is less than an hour to the south.

We value diversity and always hire equally and equitably.


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Unit Assistant - Surgical Short Stay - FT Nights

Northeast Georgia Health System