- The Multi-Skilled Assistant provides support to staff and help meet departmental needs while maintaining technical skills in the specific unit assigned. Multi-skilled assistants have met any two of the following skills: Nursing Assistant, Unit Secretary, Telemetry Technician, or Phlebotomy as allowed per the Clinical Director or designee. High School diploma or equivalent required. Basic Life Support (BLS) required. Requires full range of body motion including lifting a weight of 50 pounds or more, and requires standing and walking. Requires corrected vision and hearing within normal range. Must be able to work around frequent interruptions and able to cope with stress. Excellent verbal and written skills. An ability and willingness to work with patients growth and development needs across the life span.