Cleans, stocks, and readies the department for care of patients.
Orders equipment and supplies; maintains par levels of supplies
Maintains equipment and prepares for readiness.
Performs housekeeping duties as needed (i.e: emptying trash and linen; returning supplies).
Performs errands to other areas of the hospital.
Transports patients within the department and to in-hospital locations as needed.
Performs clinical functions, utilizes sterile technique when necessary, and obtains labs specimens, vital signs, and other tasks as needed.
Carries out tasks as directed by physicians, nurse director and nursing staff.
Maintenance of the medical records located on the nursing unit.
Unit receptionist responsibilities: telephone, visitor assistance, specimen delivery, phone calls, mail distribution.
Responsible for the performance of clerical duties on the nursing unit
It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.
Possesses organizational and planning skills.
Demonstrated communication skill, verbal and written
Current knowledge of medical terminology -must have taken and successfully completed a Medical Terminology Course within the past 2 years (or be able to pass a medical terminology competency equivalent to final exam of medical terminology course at time of interview).
Ability to concentrate and prioritize in distracting environment
Ability to work at a quick pace with minimal supervision.
Must be able to transcribe information & medication orders into Meditech system accurately. Previous Meditech experience preferred.
Written and verbal English skills at 12th grade level.
Knowledge of basic patient care and technical procedures.
Demonstrated computer skills.
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA Certification or equivalent) required.
32 hpw; 8-hr shifts; rotating weekends & holidays