Clinical Care Associate (Patient Care Tech & Unit Secretary)
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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONCLINICAL CARE ASSOCIATE (PATIENT CARE TECH & UNIT SECRETARY)
Job ID #: 68375
Job Category: Clinical/Nursing Support
Employment Type: Full Time
Education Required: Specialized training/certification
Location: Atlanta, GA
Posted Date: August 26, 2016 Back to Search Results
Imagine a place where you can improve lives every day this place is Northside Hospital. Join our team of medical professionals who offer a lifetime of care. As Georgia s Most Preferred Hospital in Overall Healthcare Services for more than 16 consecutive years, we are the fastest-growing healthcare organization in the Southeast. We currently seek dynamic, skilled people to join our team of talented, award-winning staff. If you are a qualified, committed professional and are ready to work in a compassionate and innovative team environment, Northside is the place for you. Start your journey with us today!
Northside Hospital-Atlanta provides compassionate care for all stages of life and serves as a market leader in Women s Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery and Cancer Care. We are proud to be voted Atlanta s Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs for more than 16 years. As a 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service community hospital, we are committed to balancing clinical excellence with compassionate care and are dedicated to providing a Lifetime of Care to our community. Join our team and start making a difference with us today!
SERVICE AREA OVERVIEW
The Pulmonary Thoracic Care Unit is a 16-bed intermediate unit. We specialize in managing high risk pulmonary patients, as well as post-operative thoracic surgery patients. To provide exceptional care to these intermediate patients, our nurse to patient ratio is 3:1. Our interdisciplinary team consists of intensivists/ pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, respiratory therapy, nursing, and so much more. If you re looking for a close-knit unit to challenge yourself and to call home, the Pulmonary Thoracic Care Unit (PTCU) is right for you.
The Clinical Care Associate will be responsible for providing nursing assistance and patient care to provide for the comfort, safety, and personal needs of patients. Assists patients with activities of daily living and performs procedures for physical hygiene and comfort of patients. Maintains patient medical records; obtains information necessary to initiate routine admission procedures for tests. Commitment to quality, compassion, service, and patient safety.
Required: Graduate of an accredited Nursing Assistant course, and be listed as a CNA on the Ga. Registry, OR Graduate of a U.S. Military Medic course, OR Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program and Certified as a Registered Medical Assistant. If eligible, must obtain certification within 30 days of hire, OR Enrolled in a School of Nursing and has completed one (1) full semester of clinical rotations, OR Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or Medical Degree program. Current BLS card (CPR). Preferred: Enrolled in a School of Nursing, and has either completed the first (1st) year of an Associate Degree program, or the second (2nd) year of a Bachelor of Science program. One year patient care experience in an acute care setting
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Yes
WORK HOURS: 7a-7p
WEEKEND REQUIREMENTS: Yes
ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS: No
Why choose Northside* Northside supports our employees professional and personal growth. We foster an environment that promotes work/life balance. We embrace diversity. We care about you. If you are ready to advance your career, apply online today to join Northside s team!
Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law.