Tower Health

About Tower Health

 

Job Category:

Nurse

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

19453

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Unit Clerk/ Patient Care Assistant

Tower Health - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Posted: 12/7/2018

Overview

Unit Clerk/Patient Care Assistant in Phoenixville Hospital's Emergency Department to cover full-time shifts either Day/Afternoon. Every other weekend commitment is a requirement.

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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