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304261 Nursing Support Assoc

Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
The support associate, under the direction and supervision of the Nurse Manager, and in cooperation with all members of the patient care teams, assists in maintaining the condition of the units physical environment; sets up equipment and supplies for selected patient care activities; moves and transports patients; performs a wide range of customer relations, complies with applicable regulatory functions; and conducts supply functions to fully support patient care activities on the assigned unit. Summary of duties: - Assists in maintaining the condition of the unit's physical environment (morning sweep, clear of any counters of left over supplies and equipment, etc) - Sets up supplies for selected patient care activities. Supports patient care in the following ways: - Restocks patient materials (supplies) - Performs constant observation to help meet unit needs - Performs errands to meet the need of patients and patient care (in event of emergency: Blood bank, CDR for any extra supplies needed,etc) - Assist in removal of soiled linen from patient care area - Assists in the management of patient belongings Transportation related duties: - Obtains equipment required for the physical transport of unit patients (I.V. poles, pumps, floor equipment, etc) Assures adequate inventory of patient care supplies: - Maintains supply in conjunction with CDR(Materials Management) - Inventory of special orders: Doctor supplies for closet and line carts, TEN orders, and appropriate unit supplies - Return used equipment to appropriate areas. - Identifies malfunctioning equipment and facilitates necessary repairs in conjunction with clinical engineer. - Stocks medication carts and Doctors' procedure carts as needed.

- High school education or its equivalent. \n - Attends inservice programs and staff meetings; attends regulatory agencies mandated continuing education programs.

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Posted: 2019-12-05 Expires: 2020-02-02

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Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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