Job: Certificed Nursing Assistant/HUC, 4 West

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Jobing Description



Location:Bremerton Hospital
Zip Code:98310
ID:2086
Department:4 West - Medical / Surgical, 60771
Shift:Per-Diem (Casual)
FTE:0.0
Shift Hours:0600-1430/Per Diem
Job Type:Per Diem
On-Call Required:Yes
Rotating Weekends:Yes
Rotating Holidays:Yes

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Unit Secretary is responsible for clerical, technical and receptionist functions for the unit. Maintains good public relations with visitors, staff, physicians, while preserving confidentiality of information related to the organization. Participates in coordinating patient activities involving other departments and physicians

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Assists with orientation of new employees. Assists with in-services or classes.
  • Assembles and maintains medical record. Updates patient record with forms and labels, as needed for documentation by medical personnel.
  • Accurately transcribes doctors' orders. Enters orders into computer system in a timely manner. Dates, times, and signs orders when completed.
  • Prioritizes workload ensuring that stat orders are completed first. Seeks clarification of unclear or illegible orders.
  • Ensures lab results are placed correctly in patient records. Recognizes abnormal lab results and other patient diagnostic reports and alerts nursing personnel.
  • Prioritizes/coordinates various tests with other departments. Orders and organizes equipment needed for procedures.
  • Assists with patient bed placement by communicating with nursing staff to ensure proper placement.
  • Participates in the transfer of patients. Coordinates paperwork, bed placement and bed readiness on receiving unit. Ensures COBRA forms are initiated.
  • Obtains copies of pertinent patient records for transfer to other facilities. Calls and coordinates transportation and verifies bed availability at receiving facility.
  • Participates in the discharge process by disassembling charts of discharged patients and preparing them for Medical Records.
  • Ensures accurate discharge time and date are entered in the computer by communicating with nursing staff.
  • Maintains current knowledge of code procedures. Coordinates information and supplies during emergent situations. CCD/PCU/2SE/4W/2W notifies RN of life threatening arrhythmia or participates in checking crash cart care equipment checklists, as requested.
  • Completes or contributes to required reports. Assures that acuity report is complete and communicated to staffing at designated time.
  • Attends, documents and contributes to 90% of meetings a year.
  • Emergency Department: Misses no more than one staff meeting annually. If one meeting is missed, is responsible for the content of the meeting, through reading meeting minutes, or meeting with supervisor or peer to review material presented and discussed at the meeting.
  • Supports new ideas and promotes positive change. Remains calm and helpful during stressful situations. Capable of performing multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Safeguards electronic equipment, keeping liquids away from computer and phone. Is responsible for the safe use of equipment and follows hospital policies for the reporting and repairing of malfunctioning of damaged equipment.
  • Maintains supply inventory for the units. Anticipates supply needs and follows through with appropriate supply orders.
  • Ensures that supplies, procedures and nursing hours are charged appropriately. Minimizes waste through accurate planning.
  • Directly resolves interpersonal conflicts in a timely fashion. Does not initiate or perpetuate the rumor mill. Seeks out the truth and those perpetuating rumors.
  • May perform job duties under the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) job description as needed by the department, if qualified.
  • Must have regular, reliable, predictable attendance in performance of essential job functions.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

High school diploma or equivalent

Required to read, write and understand standard English instructions, both written and oral

Knowledge of medical terminology

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

CNA certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Must be able to operate a computer and office equipment proficiently

Must have a good command of the English language and medical terminology

Job performance is based solely on the individual's ability to perform the essential job functions

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
  • Adheres to and exhibits our service standards:
    • Care about me - We put the patient at the center of every decision we make and tailor the hospital experience to the patient's needs.
    • Keep me safe - We adhere to strict safety procedures, and seek new knowledge and experience in pursuit of continuous improvement.
    • Help me heal - We address our patients' physical, spiritual, and emotional needs with the most advanced medicine available and a warm, caring environment.
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

About Harrison Medical Center:

For more information about what it's like to be part of the Harrison team and live in the Kitsap area, please visit http://jobs.harrisonmedical.org/.

Harrison Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
  • Adheres to and exhibits our service standards:
    • Care about me - We put the patient at the center of every decision we make and tailor the hospital experience to the patient's needs.
    • Keep me safe - We adhere to strict safety procedures, and seek new knowledge and experience in pursuit of continuous improvement.
    • Help me heal - We address our patients' physical, spiritual, and emotional needs with the most advanced medicine available and a warm, caring environment.
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

About Harrison Medical Center:

For more information about what it's like to be part of the Harrison team and live in the Kitsap area, please visit http://jobs.harrisonmedical.org/.

Harrison Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer