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  • Unit Clerk/ Patient Care Assistant, Occasional shifts

    Job Locations US-PA-Phoenixville
    Requisition ID
    2018-16984
    Hospital
    Phoenixville Hospital
    Shift
    Day/evening rotating shift
    Department
    Observation
    Category
    Nursing/Patient Care
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    Unit Clerk/Patient Care Assistant in Phoenixville Hospital's Geriatric Observation/Emergency Department to cover occasional shifts as needed

    Responsibilities

    Job responsibilities include clerical and other tasks supportive to care of patients of all ages, general unit activities and hospital as a whole. Patient population may include infants, children, adolescents, adult and elderly.- Self-initiative is needed for regularly completed tasks. Assists in maintaining a safe working environment.  Responsible for providing secretarial support for all employees within an assigned nursing unit.  Maintains and updates patients' records for a given unit.   Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.   The Unit Clerk/PCA is responsible to the Nurse Manager of the assigned area.

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

     

    -Requires a high school diploma or equivalent

    - Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field

    - Maintain Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) Certification, required

    - Minimum one year experience using medical terminology

    - Prior experience as a patient care assistant/nursing aide in a hospital setting, required

    - Prefer CNA license, or completion of the first semester of a Nursing School program 

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