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Unit Assistant 4 South( 8:00 a.m-8:00pm)

Swedish Hospital

This is a Full-time position in Chicago, IL posted May 1, 2021.

JOB SUMMARYProvides secretarial support and patient care for the Nursing Unit.

Assists the Nurse Manager or Resource Nurse in maintaining efficient function of the Unit.

Promotes positive public relations through courteous interactions.Performs tasks related to the functioning of the Nursing Unit and the provision of patient care under the direction of a Registered Nurse.RESPONSIBILITIESEssential Functions*Demonstrates a commitment to the mission of Swedish Hospital anddemonstrates a service orientation and adheres to all responsibilities and standards of the hospitalPerforms secretarial duties for the Nursing UnitAnswers patients’ call signals and obtains appropriate assistanceAssists in orientation of new Unit AssistantsMay be reassigned to another area function as a Unit AssistantPerforms patient care activities as directedMaintains a clean and safe environmentOther FunctionsPerforms other related duties as assigned or requested.PATIENT CARE/AGE SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONSUnit Assistants working in specialty areas possess knowledge of procedures specific to that patient population including age specific needs, e.g., Unit Assistant working with pediatric patients would receive credentialing regarding the needs of children and adolescents.

Each unit is responsible for providing specific credentialing.QUALIFICATION/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTSHigh school graduate or equivalentMust satisfactorily complete a planned orientation program at SwedishHospitalSecretarial training desirable; typing, computer entry, and simple math.One year Nursing Assistant or comparable experience preferred, CNA requiredAbility to interact effectively with othersAbility to effectively handle stressAbility to handle confidentiality appropriatelyMust communicate effectively (both written and verbally), be organized and self directedLICENSE/CERTIFICATIONCertified as a Nursing Assistant through the state of IllinoisCurrent CPR American Heart AssociationMANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITYN/AINTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CONTACTSFirst contact with visitors, medical staffDaily contact with patients, Nursing Staff and other department personnelTelephone contact for all inquiries on the UnitRelativesPatient care related equipmentACCESS TO PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATIONComputer system access for the Nursing Division is assigned based on criteria as specified in Policy # 08-113-0, and on the minimum necessary as described in this job description.

Approval for level of access is given by the system administrator (for Nursing Division this is Nursing Informatics) or the department that has ownership of system/module.

See computer system Access Control policy.

The Nursing Assistant has Access Level F, which includes Name, Demographic & Service Specific Clinical (i.e.

clinical information specific to the unit).

Meditech access for this job description is NUR.NA &/or NUR.US.

See Policy 08-113-0, Attachment A.ENVIRONMENTMay be in an upright position and moving about most of the working time, with some sitting involved.May lift heavy objectsUse of computer /telephone/business machinesPotential for exposure to chemicals, airborne diseases, blood and bodily fluidsRisk of injury by violent patientThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to the classification.

They are not intended to be as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

41 CFR 60-1.35(c)