Unit Clinical Assistant - Intensive Care Unit - part time 12 hr day shifs - two shifts/biweekly

Hendricks Regional Health Danville, VA
Job Summary :

To support the practice of nursing and the delivery of nursing care through use of a combination of direct patient care, communication modes, and clerical functions.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities:

1. Fiscal Responsibility

a. efficiently use supplies and equipment

b. complete assignments and duties in a timely manner

c. leave shift on time and utilize time keeping system

d. demonstrate productivity and accepts EDO and float assignments

e. fill out appropriate work orders and support unit goals to eliminate waste

2. Quality

a. participate and appropriately documents per unit specific standards and remain up to date with policy changes

b. possess ability to problem solve and to multitask within their scope of practice

c. offer suggestions to improve unit flow and patient experience

d. accept delegation of tasks appropriately

e. engages in teamwork

3. Patient Satisfaction

a. promote patient satisfaction as exemplified by patient recognition, letters from patients and families, or SEA(Service Excellence Award)

b. timely response to patient needs

c. practice professional use of personal electronic devices in patient care areas and keep noise to a minimum at all times

d. exemplifies excellent guest relations to patients, family members, and visitors

e. purposeful patient rounding

4. Patient Safety

a. practice safe patient mobilization and incorporate fall prevention interventions

b. use 2 patient identifiers with all tasks and point of care testing

c. utilize the event management system for each unusual occurrence

d. adjust care routines to meet the individual patient needs in the role of UC or UCA as assigned

e. adhere to HIPAA and follow social media policy

5. Professional Growth

a. shares knowledge and skills with colleagues and others including orientation and cross-training

b. demonstrates leadership and be a resource for peers, be an active council member, be a super user, serve as a preceptor…

c. identifies professional needs and collaborates with management for learning opportunities for self and for the unit

d. participate in development and implementation of departmental goals

e. attend product practice change in-services

6. Customer Service

a. engage patients and their family

b. provide a professional and quiet patient environment, be flexible with assignments, staffing needs and assigned shifts

c. practice AIDET (Acknowledge, Identify, Duration, Explanation, Thank You)

d. promote commitment to co-workers, view all staff as part of an equal team and be approachable at all times, and maintain interdepartmental

e. relationships

f. provide holistic care for all types of diverse patient populations

Education and Experience Required:

1. High School graduate or equivalent

2. Basic BLS: must obtain within 3 months of hire

Work Shift :

1st Shift (United States of America)

Scheduled Weekly Hours :

12