High School diploma or GED Certificate
CNA program, minimum one year experience as a nursing assistant, EMT training, or completion of first year of ASN or second year of BSN.
Experience as ward clerk or on the job training with proficiency expected in 3 months.
Attend dysrhythmia class with a score of 85% or greater within 3 months
Under the supervision of the nursing department, this position performs as a receptionist, ward clerk, and an Emergency Department Technician. This position is accountable as the focal communication source in the Emergency Department unit through interaction with patients, visitors, registered nurses, physicians, and other departments. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; clerical duties and the delivery of patient care, as assigned. This position will adhere to all standards of nursing care and promote teamwork among co-workers.
The following description of job responsibility and standards is intended to reflect the major responsibilities and duties of the job, but is not intended to describe minor duties and other responsibilities as may be assigned. All are essential job functions.
Demonstrates good customer relations with patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff, and other departments; both directly and in telephone skills.
Ability to organize and prioritize work effectively. 5 4 3 2 1
Correctly uses computer system to order lab work, diagnostic procedures, and treatments as prescribed.
Understands and follows written and verbal instructions.
Knowledge of medical terminology.
Maintains adequate quantity of forms, materials, supplies, and equipment inventory on assigned unit.
Anticipates needs of fellow co-workers, assisting in the facilitation of transfers, transportation, phone calls, etc.
Follow established policies and procedures without fail.
Acts rapidly and calmly during emergencies and provides the necessary materials called for by nurse or physician.
Assists in patient discharge/transfer.
Documents all care given.
Correctly assists staff as needed with vital signs, weights, interpretation of cardiac monitor, and accurately records intake and output. Notifies nurse of any significant change or deviation from normal.
Harrison County Hospital