CASUAL POSITION: 16-32 Hours per pay period. Undesignated weekends.
Under the direction of a Registered Nurse; the Unit Assistant (UA) provides direct and indirect quality patient centered care. Performs supportive nursing care appropriate to the age of patients served; i.e. physical hygiene, nutrition, ambulation, socialization, observation, safety, and emotional and physical comfort needs. Answers call lights, telephones, and relays messages to appropriate personnel. The UA maintains a safe and clean working environment. The UA completes patient-centered care by meeting both the psychological and physical needs of the patients and ensures optimal care and service in accordance with providers orders, The Joint Commission, nursing and departmental guidelines.