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Health Care Assistant- Oncology- PRN- 2nd shift

Company: Huntsville Hospital Health System
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Overview

Under the direction of the physicians and clinical staff the Health Care Assistant(HCA) supports the assigned unit by providing technical patient care services and support related to patients on the nursing unit. Additionally assists staff, physicians, visitors and ancillary departments with routine patient care activities and clerical support as needed. Patient Care activities include vital signs, activities of daily living, transport, and transfer of patients to include discharge. Clerical support includes directing incoming calls and responding to patient calls, entering patient charges in the computer system, maintaining patient charts, unit files and secretarial supply levels and being responsible for maintaining a safe and orderly environment.

Qualifications

Education: HS/GED required.

Education preferred: Completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant and/or Huntsville Hospital Health Care Assistant course preferred

License, Certification and/or Registration: BCLS is required by the conclusion of orientation.

Experience: Requires previous patient care and/or two years clerical expereience with successful work history. Comparable combinations of education and experience in both clerical positions as well as patient care aide positions will be considered.

Additional skills/abilities: Familiarity with medical terminology preferred.

About Us

Highlights of our hospitals

Huntsville Hospital was recently named Best Regional Hospital and #2 in Alabama by U.S. News & World Report. With 971 beds, a specialized Orthopedic & Spine Tower, a Level III Regional Neonatal ICU, and the largest Emergency Department and Level 1 Trauma Center in the state with our own specialized Red Shirt Trauma Program, there are many opportunities to apply your knowledge and skills. We are a certified Primary Stroke Center and named "One of the Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation with Great Heart Programs." From six cath labs and four EP labs to multiple medical and step-down units, you can continually grow your skillset! We offer a training center on campus for continuing education, Shared Governance Program, Clinical Ladder for professional development, The Daisy Award, and if you are a new grad, a Nurse Residency Program to help you transition from student to professional nurse. We care about you and your well-being by offering an excellent benefits package, childcare, health and wellness programs, an onsite employee pharmacy, a free health clinic, tuition assistance, and much more. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Ask us about incentives and additional opportunities.

Huntsville Hospital Benefits:

We are committed to providing competitive benefits. Our benefits package for eligible employees includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending; short term and long term disability; several retirement account options with 401K organization match; nurse residency program; tuition assistance; student loan reimbursement; On-site training and education opportunities; Employee Discounts to phone providers, local restaurants, tickets to shows, apartment application and much more!

Learn more about Huntsville Hospital Health System:

  • Careers: https://careers.hhsys.org/careers-home
  • Benefits: https://careers.hhsys.org/careers-home#benefits
  • Education & Professional Development: https://www.huntsvillehospital.org/education
  • Life In Huntsville: https://www.huntsvillehospital.org/about-huntsville-al

Keywords: Huntsville Hospital Health System, Huntsville , Health Care Assistant- Oncology- PRN- 2nd shift, Healthcare , Huntsville, Alabama

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