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Patient Unit Associate-TH 16E Medicine Unit-Day Shift (35 hours)

Company: NYU Langone Hospitals
Location: New York
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It comprises more than 200 locations throughout the New York area, including , , and a level 1 trauma center. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the , a National Cancer Institute designated comprehensive cancer center, and , which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. At NYU Langone Health, equity, diversity, and inclusion are fundamental values. We strive to be a place where our exceptionally talented faculty, staff, and students of all identities can thrive. We embrace diversity, inclusion, and individual skills, ideas, and knowledge. For more information, go to, and interact with us on,,,,,and.Position Summary:We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Patient Unit Associate-TH 16E Medicine Unit-Day Shift (35 hours). In this role, the successful candidate Support the patient care activities of the nursing unit through maintenance of patient records, supplies, and the environment; coordinates activities with unit staff and other departments; demonstrates clear, concise, accurate and timely communications with members of the health care team, patients families and visitors; incorporates NYU Core Values in all aspects of job performance.Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists in maintaining a safe environment for patients and staff by serving/screening for unauthorized individuals and notifying the appropriate personnel.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Core Values and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilities.
  • Provides the link for effective communication within the nursing unit and other departments.
  • Responds promptly to patient call lights, patient and family requests for assistance. Responds promptly to requests by members of the healthcare team including RNs, MDs, and other interdisciplinary team members.
  • Reports to and maintains communications with nurse manager, nursing leadership or charge nurse.
  • Utilizes hospital communications and devices appropriately, i.e., computer work stations, phone system, paging system.
  • Responds immediately as directed to potential and actual emergency situations.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of all patients as well as other medical center related information.
  • Receives packages, mail, flowers and arranges for their prompt delivery.
  • Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
  • Completes annual mandatory education requirements for patient unit clerks.
  • Participates in unit meetings and conferences.
  • Seeks learning resources for identified learning needs.
  • Discusses educational concerns and goals with the Nurse Manager or appropriate leadership.
  • Recognizes own limitations and requests assistance when needed.
  • Assists in the orientation of new unit clerks.
  • Assists in the collection of data for the units Quality and Performance Improvement Program, including Patient Satisfaction and other measures.
  • Assists in data entry every 4 hours for Nstaffing, census daily data collection (NASH).
  • Demonstrates accountability for supplies, equipment, and environmental support.
  • Demonstrates respect for patient confidentiality, privacy, dignity, and rights.
  • Facilitates communication among unit staff, patients, families, visitors and members of the health care team. Present a positive image at all times while providing information and/or forwarding inquiries to appropriates staff.
  • Supports the patient care activities on the nursing unit by maintaining unit orderliness, adequacy of supplies and other resources necessary for patient flow.
  • Maintain the flow of computerized and paper documents. Ensures all forms and documents are organized.
  • Completes discharges, transfers and expirations into the electronic medical record (EMR=ICIS) in a timely, accurate manner.
  • Demonstrates culture competency in interpersonal behaviors. Demonstrates an awareness of the needs and behaviors of specific patient age groups.Minimum Qualifications:To qualify you must have a High school diploma or equivalent. Computer literacy including but not limited to keyboard facility, data entry, use of hospital intranet. Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, and creative problem solving.Preferred Qualifications:Clerical, customer service, communications-related experience desirable. English as primary language; other languages desirable.Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.NYU Langone Health provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Health's EEO policies, please . Please to view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visit for more information.NYU Langone Health provides a salary range to comply with the New York City Law on Salary Transparency in Job Advertisements. The salary range for the role is $44,361.30 - $48,891.60 Annually. Actual salaries depend on a variety of factors, including experience, specialty, education, and hospital need. The salary range or contractual rate listed does not include bonuses/incentive, differential pay or other forms of compensation or benefits.To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please

Keywords: NYU Langone Hospitals, New York , Patient Unit Associate-TH 16E Medicine Unit-Day Shift (35 hours), Healthcare , New York, New York

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