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