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Health Care Aide

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 Job Title: Health Care Aide
 Company Name: Huntsville Hospital
 Employment Type: Full Time
 Location: MADISON, AL, United States
 Department: Mad - Inpt Unit - Surgical/ICU
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: Nights 7p to 7a
 Hours/Pay Period: 72
 Degree Required: High School/GED
 Job ID: 76131-6025-Mad - Inpt-0.9-2013.016324
 Date Posted: Nov 6, 2013
 Years Experience: 1
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  Complete Description

Job Summary: Under the direction of the physicians and clinical staff the Health Care Assistant supports the assigned unit by providing technical patient care services and support related to patients on the nursing unit.  Additionally assists staff, physicians, visitors and ancillary departments with routine patient care activities and clerical support as needed. Patient Care activities include vital signs, activities of daily living, transport, and transfer of patients to include discharge. Clerical support includes directing incoming calls and responding to patient calls, entering patient charges in the computer system, maintaining patient charts, unit files and secretarial supply levels and being responsible for maintaining a safe and orderly environment.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required:

Education:  HS Diploma/GED required.  BCLS is required by the conclusion of orientation.

Experience:

Requires previous patient care and/or clerical experience with successful work history.  Familiarity with medical terminology and completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant and/or Huntsville Hospital Health Care Assistant course preferred.  Comparable combinations of education and experience in both clerical positions as well as patient care aide positions will be considered. 

 Additional Information

Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation may be required.