Patient Assistant, Part Time #44867

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Posted Date: June 28th, 2017

Job Description:

The TRIA Ambulatory Surgery Center Patient Assistant provides direct patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse, utilizing his/her skill and expertise to complement other health care providers. Major functions include: collect data, record and report patient information to the RN, assist patients with ambulating or provide appropriate activity using lift devices, transfer belts, etc. as necessary; assist with nutritional needs (feeding); perform vital signs, i.e., temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure; measure and record intake and output. Patient care is adapted to fit age-specific needs of each patient. Requirements include a High school graduate, current/validated CPR skills. Additional requirements include BLS certification, Nursing Assistant Certification preferred, Listed on the Nursing Assistant Registry, demonstrates knowledge of age-related growth and development principles necessary to provide appropriate service and assure safety of patients. 

Additional Comments/Requirements:

Additional roles for the TRIA Ambulatory Surgery Center Patient Assistant will be assisting in OR with room clean up and turnovers, stocking supplies in OR and Pre/post. Additional opportunity to orient to reception desk and patient check in. Exceptional customer service skills are required.

Union Name: Non-Union

Job Code: P9BS

Department: Ambulatory Surgery Center

Job Number: 44867

Status: Part Time

Work Schedule: 6, 6:30, 9:30, Saturdays in December

Site: TRIA Woodbury

Hours/Pay Period: 64

Benefit Eligible: Yes