Under the direction of a licensed nurse performs various service related activities in support of patient care and the patient care unit. Responsible for direct and indirect quality care to assigned patients and in assisting during emergency situations. Provides receptionist/clerical support for the physicians, nursing staff and department. Collects and transports diagnostic specimens to the laboratory. Performs diagnostic EKG's. May transport patients within the hospital
High School diploma or equivalent.
Previous experience in nursing assistance (basic patient care), patient transportation, ordering and stocking inventory, other patient related activities or ER/EMT experience preferred.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.