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Medical University of South Carolina MUHA EA26F Nurse Asst- Ortho/Neuro in Florence, South Carolina

Entity/Organization: MUHA (Medical University Hospital Authority/Medical Center)

Job Summary/Purpose : The Patient Care Technician performs routine duties within the limits of training and certification in caring for the hospitalized patient. The care is rendered under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Performs other duties related to the work described herein.

Minimum Training and Education: High School Graduate or hold a GED certificate preferred. Completion of an approved nursing assistant course preferred. Previous experience or course work preferred.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations:

Certified Nursing Assistant preferred. BLS required. Effective October 1, 2015 current employees will be required to obtain AHA BLS by November 30, 2015.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements: Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Frequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Frequent) Ability to kneel. (Infrequent) Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent) Ability to work from elevated areas. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Frequent) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to reach in all directions. (Continuous) Ability to fully use both hands. (Continuous) Must possess good grip strength. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Continuous) Ability to lift/lower and carry up to 35 lbs., unassisted. (Continuous) Ability to lift/lower and carry objects to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift /lower objects 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead up to 25 lbs. (Frequent) Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 50 lbs. (Infrequent) Ability to push and pull wheeled carts/trucks that weigh up to and in excess of 200lbs to various locations in the hospital. (Frequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors under all weather and temperature conditions. (Infrequent) Must possess good olfactory senses. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined close quarters. (Frequent) Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to work in confined cramped quarters. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Frequent) Ability to match and discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in a latex free environment. (Continuous) Ability to work rotating shifts/weekends. (Frequent) May be required to obtain and maintain forklift operator certification. (Infrequent) May be required to operate recycling packer. (Infrequent) Ability to use hand/pallet jacks. (Frequent) May be required to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license. (Infrequent)

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