HH Health System

  • Health Care Assistant Neuro Spine Surgery Unit/ 7a-7p and 9a-9p

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Hospital Huntsville Main and Women & Children
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department Number
    Department Name
    8MST Neuro Spine Surgery Unit
  • Overview

    The Patient Care Aide / Health Unit Assistant works under the direction of the RN/LPN. The responsibilities of the PCA / HUA include providing direct patient care and maintaining patient care standards.  The PCA / HUA must exhibit the ability to work with people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds; to organize, set priorities and manage multiple priorities, and to adapt to a rapidly changing environment. supports the assigned unit by facilitating communication with patients, staff, physicians, visitors and ancillary departments.  

    The PCA / HUA directs incoming calls and responds to patient calls, maintains patient charts, unit files and secretarial supply levels and is responsible for maintaining a safe and orderly environment.


    Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required:


    HS/GED required. 



    Must have completed a certified nursing assistant training program (exception:  PCAs or CV Aides hired prior to August 2007) or have previously worked as a patient care aide for at least 6 months or have completed the first quarter or semester of clinicals as a nursing student enrolled in an accredited college.

    Require previous unit secretary experience. Completion of Huntsville Hospital’s unit secretary course preferred.


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