Provides direct patient care and assists clinical staff with technical procedures to patients under the direction of the RN. Assists patients with ADLs including ambulating, transferring, feeding, bathing, grooming, turning and positioning, oral and skin care. Maintains patient safety by direct supervision, reorienting and redirecting confused patients. Maintains a hazard free environment. Responsible for communicating with RN and other healthcare providers any observations and changes in the patient condition. Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills, as well as exhibiting strong organizational skills and work ethic. Demonstrates a professional demeanor when responding to patients and customers.
High School Equivalent / GED required.
Basic computer skills required.
Demonstrated ability to use a wide variety of technical equipment to meet the needs of patients preferred .
Experience and or exposure to health care preferred.
One year job stability strongly preferred.
Students enrolled in healthcare programs preferred.
BLS certification, issued by the American Heart Association, must be obtained during UH Orientation.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity