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Support Generalist - Cranberry Emergency Department

Description

ANCC Magnet designated UPMC Passavant is hiring a Full-Time Support Generalist to support the Emergency Department at our Cranberry location.

 

About the Cranberry Emergency Department: This Department is a 21-bed Emergency Department which includes a 5 bed fast track area. The Emergency Department is designed, equipped, and staffed to provide comprehensive emergency services to all patients regardless of age or condition. The department see approximately 57 patients per day.


Hours/Shifts: This position will work 40 hours/week and will work rotating shifts to ensure 24-hour coverage on the unit.


Candidates with prior Nursing Assistant experience are preferred as this position may be asked to sit with patient, but all levels of experience are encouraged to apply!


Purpose:
Responsible for providing routine patient care and support services to include maintaining cleanliness of patient rooms, patient transports, and general care of patients according hospital policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:
  • Setting up patient care equipment and rooms within the scope of the support generalist position.
  • Clean, disinfect, and tag appropriate equipment including but not limited to beside commodes, IV stands and pumps, and specialty equipment.
  • Cleaning of patient rooms to include disposing of linens, trash and hazardous waste and stocking unit-specific equipment and supplies.
  • Perform work assigned in a timely and productive manner.
  • Provide environmental services for the unit including but not limited to cleaning patient rooms and staff areas, performing terminal and discharge room cleaning.
  • Assist with patient support activities to include responding to call lights and telephones, passing meal trays, feeding patients, passing water pitchers, patient transfers and ambulation, patient transport to other ancillary departments and to nursing units.
  • Maintain schedule for cleaning equipment on unit, disinfecting wheelchairs and stretchers.
  • Strictly adhere to all policies and practices relative to patient care and hospital related information.
  • Ensure equipment malfunctions are reported to the appropriate department.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures including standard precautions, body mechanics, etc.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent If no previous hospital or pre-hospital training, successful completion of UPMC nursing assistant training program or Nursing Student that has completed one Clinical Rotation
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • NIMS required or obtained within orientation period
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) OR National Incident Management System Incident Command OR National Incident Management System Introduction Course
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33
  • Act 34
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
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