Performs various administrative and basic patient care duties to include answering call lights and voceras, conducting and documenting vital signs, performing accu-checks, changing and making beds, transporting patients, and assisting with lifting patients in and out of bed. Provides activities for daily living to the patient that include bathing, feeding, and dressing. This position will process medical orders and utilization of computer for input and maintenance of patient medical information, answers phones for the department, orders and stocks supplies, and maintains equipment inventory, clear hallways and clean storerooms. Greets guests such as physicians, patient families and visitors. Corresponds with ancillary departments regarding patient care. Works closely with Physicians, RNs, LVNs, and CNAs.
High School diploma or equivalent required
Basic patient care skills required
Basic computer skills required
Knowledge of medical terminology required
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
Previous CNA experience in an acute care hospital setting preferred; more than three years of hospital CNA experience highly preferred
Previous Unit Clerk/Unit Secretary experience in a hospital setting preferred
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.