HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Unit Assistant - Surgical Oncology in Wichita, Kansas

Unit Assistant - Surgical Oncology

Position Summary:Functions as a Nurse Assistant and as a Unit Clerk, as determined by department needs. Performs individualized patient -focused care and technical tasks under the direct delegation of a registered nurse that are based on the developmental levels of the department’s specific patient population. Assist patients with the activities of daily living utilizing a patient-centered approach. Serves as a patient advocate working in a collaborative manner with the interdisciplinary team. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification  Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy Preferred Registration, Licensure or Certification  None Required Education or Experience  Completion of one of the following four:  Completion of a nurse assistant training program; OR  Six months previous nurse assistant experience; OR  Emergency medical technician (EMT) experience; OR  Successful completion of the first semester of nursing school clinical, to include basic clinical skills Preferred Education or Experience  None Required Knowledge and Skills  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively  Ability to perform clerical skills and proper phone etiquette  Possess basic personal computer skills  Multi-tasking and prioritization skills Preferred Knowledge and Skills  Knowledge of medical terminology  One year nurse assistant experience in an acute care setting

Job: *Nursing Support

Title: Unit Assistant - Surgical Oncology

Location: Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00323-18585