HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA) - O.U. Medical - Oklahoma City, OK in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
General Description: Under direct supervision will utilize medical, technical skills to provide support to the patient care team.
Essential Function/Duties: Takes/records blood pressures, temperatures, pulse and weigh patients. Performs blood glucose monitoring. Performs Electrocardiogram (EKG) testing. Sets up and discontinue telemetry monitor. Collects the following specimens for analysis and transport: blood specimen via venipuncture or vacutainer, sputum samples, urine, wound cultures, etc. Applies sterile dressings, removal of sutures, staples and/or drains. Performs all sterile procedures as assigned. Performs stomal irrigation and apply colostomy pouches. Performs oral and tracheostomy suctioning. Administers tube feedings to patients.
Minimum Qualifications: Certified by the Board of Nursing as an Advanced Unlicensed Assistant.
**Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of medical practices, procedures, and standards. Ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care. Basic knowledge of computer systems and good interpersonal skills.
Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation): Must be able to climb, kneel and stoop and perform assigned duties under semi-stressful conditions. Visual acuity is required in order to ensure that work is being done correctly. Required to lift and carry objects, including lifting patients. May be exposed to blood-borne or hazardous materials. Position also involves considerable walking, standing, pushing and pulling of equipment.
Title: Advanced Unlicensed Assistant (AUA) - O.U. Medical - Oklahoma City, OK
Location: Oklahoma-Oklahoma City-OU Medical Center
Requisition ID: 00322-25011