Company: CHRISTUS Health
Base Pay: N/A
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry Type: Healthcare - Health Services
Job Type: Health Care
Required Education: High School
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Become part of a team that serves as the backbone of our entire health care system. As such, you can be assured of enjoying a rewarding career. CHRISTUS Health is dedicated to providing comprehensive care for all patients. We are one of the most respected health care systems in the nation that also offers a wide range of opportunities for individuals interested in non-clinical roles. CHRISTUS Health is committed to supporting the development needs of CHRISTUS leaders and Associates in order to help them realize a greater degree of personal and professional achievement and satisfaction. CHRISTUS is committed to providing a total compensation package to fulfill your health, body, mind, and spiritual needs. We support our health ctare teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.
Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse/Licensed Nurse, performs duties related to specific clerical, organizational and patient focused activities. The patient focused tasks will be supportive in nature and delegated and supervised by a licensed nurse. These tasks include transportation of patients, observation of behavior, and information gathering to be reported to the nurse. The organizational responsibilities include the collection and distribution of unit materials, and the orderliness and cleanliness of the unit and required equipment. Clerical responsibilities to include serving as a receptionist for the unit, answering the phone, requesting and obtaining items for patient care, and assisting with maintenance of records.
KEY JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
A. Assists with the admission, transfer and discharge of patients. Completes pertinent documents. (E)
B. Safeguards patient valuables and assures that all belongings accompany the patient to the new unit or at time of discharge. (E)
C. Safely transports stable patients as required. (E)
D. Cleans, procures, and returns equipment and supplies.(E)
E. Runs errands for the unit as required. (E)
F. Assists licensed personnel in providing a safe and comfortable environment at all times; replenishes patient room with water, linen, towels, as appropriate.. (E)
G. Performs unit specific patient care tasks in accordance with skills checklist and documents on the flowsheet. (i.e. vital signs, I & O, weights, ADLs.) (E)
H. Identifies obvious changes in the patients condition and takes responsibility for reporting those changes promptly to the nurse in charge. (E)
I. Assists with the ordering and maintenance of stock items according to established inventory , as needed. Keeps unit supplies in an organized and orderly fashion. (E)
J. Responds appropriately to emergencies. (E)
K. Communicates effectively with other team members during own and between shifts. (E)
L. Responds to phone calls and patient call lights. (E)
M. Demonstrates competence to perform assigned patient care responsibilities in a manner that meets the age specific and developmental needs of patients served by the department. (E)
N. Appropriately adapts assigned patient assessment, treatment, and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual, age specific and other developmental needs of each patient served. (E)
O. Demonstrates adherence to the CORE values of Santa Rosa Health Care. (E)
P. Performs other duties as assigned. (M)
Whether your skills lie in patient care or administration and you prefer to work in not-for-profit health care, CHRISTUS Health facilities may have a career opportunity for you. CHRISTUS Health and our facilities are committed to being an equal opportunity employer as part of our on-going mission. It is the policy of CHRISTUS Health not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, orientation, disability, age or national origin.
CHRISTUS Health is committed to providing meaningful benefits for you and your family and to sharing with you the prosperity you help create. We support our health care teams with competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package.
Medical Health Coverage
Prescription Drug Plan
Group Term Life
Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Must have a high school diploma or GED. Must have satisfactorily completed the skills on the skill checklist.
Patient care experience in an acute care hospital is preferred. Knowledge of the hospital environment is required.
CPR certification is required.
Must have the physical and mental ability to perform the skills on the skill checklist and the tasks of the position description.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Works in a modern, smoke free, temperature controlled facility. Must adapt to rapidly changing work loads and frequent interruptions. May be required to stand, walk , and lift on a daily basis. May be exposed to body fluids and infectious disease.
Must successfully complete the pre-employment/post job offer health screening and the annual screening each year thereafter as an employee.
Must be willing to float to other units as needed.
Requisition Number: 3004822
DIGNITY - Respect for
the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of
diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor
INTEGRITY - Honesty, justice, and consistency in
EXCELLENCE - High standards of service and
COMPASSION - Service in a spirit of empathy, love,
STEWARDSHIP - Wise and just use of talents and
in a collaborative manner.