Unit Assistant UA - Medical/Neuro Unit
Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.

Gainesville, Georgia


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Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a non-profit community health system on a mission of improving the health of our community in all we do. Our team cares for more than 1 million people across the region through four hospitals and a variety of outpatient locations. Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) has campuses in Gainesville, Braselton, Winder and Dahlonega - with a total of more than 700 beds and more than 1,100 medical staff members representing more than 50 specialties. NGHS also encompasses Northeast Georgia Physicians Group, a multi-specialty group with more than 65 locations, and The Heart Center of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, a cardiology practice with more than 15 locations

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) offers a comprehensive benefits program, which provides flexibility for employees' diverse and changing needs. These benefits include medical, dental, vision, life, and 401K with match.

NGHS also offers tuition reimbursement for employees who are interested in advancing or continuing their education. We reimburse up to $5,500 per degree program, which is pro-rated for part-time employees.

At NGHS, health and well-being have always been cornerstones for our patients as well as our employees. That's why we offer valuable resources and programs to encourage and support a healthy lifestyle.

What does this mean for you? With NGHS' health and welfare benefits, you and your family have the opportunity to:

• Stay healthy with comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage

• Enjoy tax savings with flexible spending accounts and health savings account

• Experience the security and peace of mind with Disability, Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) insurance coverage

NGHS is currently hiring a Unit Assistant for our Medical/Neuro Unit

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 Hour Day Shift

Location: NGMC Gainesville Neuro Intermediate Care Unit

Job Summary:

A non-licensed, staff member who is trained to be flexible in a variety of nursing support and transport duties. Performs a variety of clinical tasks including, but not limited to nursing units, cleaning and stocking of patients' rooms and other unit areas, and direct patient care within the scope of defined practice. Functions under the direct supervision of the shift primary nurse. Cares for patients in the adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Performs clinical duties in accordance with population specific guidelines and adheres to National Patient Safety Goals as outlined in policy and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Current Georgia Certified Nursing Assistant or successful completion of Fundamentals of Nursing Course if a nursing student
  • Must have Basic Life Support Certification through the American Heart Association
  • Previous experience in patient care setting preferred but not required

Physical Demands:
  • Frequently lifting up to 50 lbs
  • Frequently carrying up to 20 lbs
  • Frequent kneeling/stooping/bending
  • Frequent standing/walking
  • Frequent pushing/pulling

We're looking for someone who:
  • Admits mistakes and shortcomings
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Takes Initiative
  • Empathetic
  • Promotes Teamwork
  • Adapts to Change

Northeast Georgia Health System strongly believes in our quest for excellence. Part of our quest is to help you find a new opportunity to expand your knowledge. We are thrilled you want to learn a new area at NGHS and are excited to see you grow!

Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.


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