As a member of the interdependent team led by a designated RN, assists with the achievement of patient and unit outcomes by performing patient care duties and activities for a group of patients. Creates as atmosphere of hospitality on the unit and contributes to efficient unit operation by carrying out unit clerical and receptionist activities and transcribing physician orders.
Observes and collects pertinent data and/or clinical findings to enhance patient outcomes
Provides patient educational information appropriate to the developmental level, learning needs, readiness, cultural values, and beliefs of patients and families
Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves
At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.
We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.