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Care Assistant - Roswell

Company: wellstar
Location: Roswell
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

b'CARE ASSISTANT/nJob ID 2022-88575/nPosition Type PRN/nDepartment Med Surg 2 Facility Wellstar North Fulton Hospital Category Nursing Support City Roswell Shift Days, Evenings State Georgia/nOVERVIEW/nAt WellStar, we all share common goals. That/xe2/x80/x99s what makes us so successful /xe2/x80/x93 and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the/xc2/xa0most integrated healthcare provider/xc2/xa0in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare./nRESPONSIBILITIES/nWellstar has an immediate opening for a Care Assistant at North Fulton Hospital. The position is a PRN opportunity./xc2/xa0/n/xc2/xa0/nThe Care Partner (CP) is a support care provider who functions under the direction of the clinical nurse (Registered Professional Nurse). The CP primary focus will be to promote a positive patient experience by partnering with the patient, family and other health care providers to provide excellence in customer service and assistance with daily living activities and comfort measures. The CP assists other health care providers with safe, age appropriate and culturally aware care by performing basic patient care functions; i.e. ADL/xe2/x80/x99s, ambulation, vital signs, approved advanced technical procedures; i.e. phlebotomy, simple treatments, dressing changes, oral suctioning, and discontinuing foley catheters; transporting supplies/equipment/patient medications. May be required to support clinical care by performing clerical functions including computer order entry, retrieval of data, maintaining unit supplies, transporting supplies/equipment/patient medications, preparing and maintaining patient charts, providing customer service and acting as the central communication source on the nursing unit and other activities as necessary. The CP must be able to work in a fast paced environment which requires multi-tasking activities and ongoing communication with the registered nurse. Must be able to perform under stressful conditions with a compassionate, respectful and helpful manner. Must be able to take direction from a variety of care providers. Must be organized with excellent communication skills./n/xc2/xa0/nThe Care Assistant Position reports directly to the department Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager./nQUALIFICATIONS/nRequired Minimum Education/n * Rising High School Senior (completion of junior year) or senior classification in with satisfactory standing (2.0 GPA or higher)/nPreferred Education: High school diploma or General Education Diploma/Development (GED). Graduation from a State approved program for Certified Nursing Assistants or Patient Care Tech Program preferred./n/xc2/xa0/nRequired Minimum Certification:/n * Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association (AHA) by the first day of employment/nExperience Preferred: A minimum of 3-6 months related experience is preferred./nRequired Minimum Skills: Ability to read, write and speak English language; basic computer skills required. Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to multi-task; ability to function in stressful and emergency situations is essential. Wellstar minimum age of hire is 16.'

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