Health Care Assistant
Sharp HealthCare
 San Diego, CA

Responsibilities

Summary

The Healthcare Assistant will perform as the coordinator of communication for the unit and assumes primary responsibility for medical record management. Facilitates patient data management through transcription, order entry, and documentation. Supports best use of resources in management of equipment, supplies, and other department resources.

Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds . Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego's largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.

Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

Location

This position is located in Kearny Mesa, San Diego County.

Hours

Full time: 7am to 7:30pm; includes weekends as needed.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Competent with the English Language (written and spoken).
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – required.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • One year's experience as Unit clerk/secretary and one year's experience nursing assistance in an acute care or geriatric setting preferred.
  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred.

Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.