Unit Assistant


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Berkshire Health Systems
742 North Street

Phone:(413) 447-2784
Website: berkshirehealthsystems.org

Company Description:
Berkshire Health Systems offers individuals the opportunity to work in an environment where they will be challenged, supported, and respected. As the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services, our employees are affiliated with an award winning teaching hospital, dedicated colleagues, and world class technology. The BHS family is proud to deliver the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.

Additional Business Name: BMC

Unit Assistant
Per Hour
Part Time
High School or Equivalent
Certified Nursing Assistant
Two years secretarial or healthcare related college coursework required.
-One year relevant experience can be substituted for coursework.
-Certified Nursing assistant or equivalent.
-CPR certification required.
-Patient care experience preferred.
-Minimum of one-year secretarial experience or clinical experience in a healthcare facility preferred.
-Strong computer skills required.
-Familiarity with Meditech preferred.
-Medical terminology required for willingness to pursue as necessary.
-Ability to consistently interact in a professional manner with patients, families, physicians other members of the healthcare team, community offices and agencies.
-Adheres to BMC Service Standards in performance of work role.
-Must possess and demonstrate excellent organizational skills necessary to complete complicated and multiple tasks accurately and concurrently.
-Must have ability to accept and facilitate changes within systems, work methods, policies, procedures, etc.
-Must possess interpersonal skills necessary to maintain congenial and calm composure in stressful environment.
-Must have ability to maintain confidentialisty in accordance with hospital policy and various regulations.
-Must possess ability to communicate clearly with patients and staff, both in writing and speech, with or without use of prosthesis.
-Bilingual skills consistent with patient population are preferred.
-Must possess the ability to promote safety with detail to accuracy.
-Assures compliance with unit-specific scope of practice in accordance with job description.
-Demonstrated dependability in maintaining a work schedule.
-Demonstrated assertive skills when dealing with varying levels of personnel.
-Must meet the physical requirements of the position, as outlined in the job description available through the Human Resources department.
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