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Care Attendant - Oncology - Full time (.96) - Days

Department:  6TH FLOOR ONCOLOGY (CC 2000106)

POSITION SUMMARY:              Under the direction/supervision of a charge nurse, assists the nursing staff in provision of basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients, i.e., personal hygience, activities of daily living and mobility.  Assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environments. May be required to transport medications as defined and authorized by Pharmacy Services.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSE:

                                                -High School Diploma or GED

-Excellent attendance record

-Good communication and interpersonal skills

SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, SKILLS, OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

                                                Certification as a hospital attendant highly desirable.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND HAZARDS:            High Risk.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:             Must be able to lift, bend, stoop, push and pull.  Walking and standing most of shift.

WORK CONTACT GROUP:        Patients, families, visitors, clergy, all members of the health care team, all hospital departments.


Nearest Major Market: Utica