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Health Care Assistant

Job ID: 104574 Date posted: September 02, 2020

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Nursing Assistant Float Pool
  • Nursing Assistant Jobs
  • Variable
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary

The Health Care Assistant performs as the coordinator of communication for the unit and assumes primary responsibility for medical record management. Facilitates patient date management through transcription, order entry and documentation.The Health Care Assistant supports the best use of resources in management of equipment, supplies and other department resources.

This is a Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center Float Pool position.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Person-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and as well as offering exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment, and an extraordinary level of care.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years. Now we are on a journey to go beyond, building a next-generation hospital in our binational region. The new hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista combines clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we are privileged to serve. The new hospital tower is the first new Sharp hospital in San Diego’s South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower includes seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital.

As part of Planetree designation, the new hospital includes:

  • All-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
  • 6 operating rooms (including 1 hybrid Operating Room)
  • Redesigned main entrance and lobby
  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean views
  • Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen

On the main floors, patients receive quality care in large, private rooms; a new-intensive care unit features high-tech suites for lifesaving care. In our spacious, new operating rooms, surgeons perform cutting-edge procedures for cardiology, radiology, and more. A versatile hybrid operating room can shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery. Located at the top of the hospital is an indoor/outdoor café featuring panoramic views, from the ocean to the mountains.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Location


This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County


 


Hours


8 hour shift, Per Diem, Variable hours (Days, Evenings, Nights), working every other weekend. This position will float to several units within Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. Per Diem commitment is 6 shifts in a 4-week scheduling period. Required to work 2 weekend shifts in 4-week scheduling period.


Required Skills and Qualifications


  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers issued by the AHA
  • Competent with the English Language (written and spoken)


 


Preferred Skills and Qualifications


  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • California CNA
  • One year of experience as a Unit Clerk/Secretary and one year of experience providing nursing assistance in an acute care or geriatric setting
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)


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