WellStar Health Systems Nursing Assistant - OPS PACU in Marietta, Georgia
Nursing Assistant - OPS PACU
Work where you live, love what you do and stay where you can grow! WellStar is the largest not -for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. Our culture of caring is evidenced by being recognized nationally by Fortune ® Magazine as one the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as the recommendations and referrals we receive.
Kennestone Regional Medical Center is located in Historic Marietta, Georgia, just minutes north of Atlanta. Our 633 bed, Level II Trauma Center, supports a state-of-the-art cancer center, cutting edge neuroscience program and a comprehensive and top-ranked cardiovascular program. We believe in a team-centered approach in everything we do and with every patient that we serve. Our smoke-free campus provides an atmosphere where patients and team members can breathe easy, while promoting a healthy lifestyle.
JOB SUMMARY: a brief description of the job.
The 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. ADLs, 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.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: minimum requirements to be considered qualified to do the job.
Required Minimum Education : High school diploma or equivalent from accredited program required
Required Minimum Experience : Six (6) months clinical experience in acute care setting, long-term care facility, physician office/clinic, or other direct clinical patient care experience or minimum one (1) semester clinical in an Associate or Baccalaureate degree nursing program. One year experience and/or certification as a Medical Assistant preferred. Ability to enter information into an electronic medical record. Basic medical terminology required.
Required Minimum Certification : Must have a valid/current BLS card from the American Heart Association by the first day of employment.
Required Skills : Ability to read, write and speak the English language; Basic computer skills required; Strong customer service and interpersonal skills; Ability to collaborate with other health care providers in the provision of patient care; Ability to multi-task essential; Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential; Strong detail orientation required; Computer skills required; Personal time management skills are required.
WellStar offers a world-class benefits package that includes:
Tuition reimbursement Offered day one* to full-time and part-time employees
Bright Horizons - Subsidized, on-site child care
Fitness center Full-service fitness center http://www.wellstarhealthplace.org/
Pension Plan 100% Employer Paid, Fully vested after 5 years of service
Concierge Service Employees have access to an on-site concierge service provided by Best Upon Request at https://bestupon.wpengine.com/employee-services/
On-Site Dining Options Most locations offer multiple dining options including Cafeterias, Bistros and Grilles
*Learn more about this benefit from your Talent Acquisition Consultant upon application
Come see why our employees love their career at WellStar and enjoy work-life balance and the opportunity for advancement from within.
Apply today to become the newest shining star in our ever-growing healthcare network.
Thank you for your interest in WellStar. We are an equal opportunity employer