48 hours/2 weeks
Every 3rd weekend/rotating holidays
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Under direct supervision, acts as a receptionist for visitors and serves as a central contact for telephone calls and a distribution point for paper and electronic communication, laboratory and test results. Interacts daily with visitors, patients, physicians and staff and displays a positive, helpful attitude.
Demonstrates ability to accurately transcribe physician orders and creates and maintains the medical record. Schedules patient care services. Is responsible for electronic data entry and retrieval.
Is a key member of the care delivery team. Provides clinical support services to patient care staff by performing a variety of duties related to patient care. Takes patient vital signs, assists patients with activities of daily living (e.g., bathing, feeding, toileting, etc.), inventories and replenishes supplies and equipment. May perform special assigned duties such as performing EKGs and Point-of-Care testing
Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients, including bathing, dressing, eating, changing bed
linens and bed pans and positioning.
2 Assists in the preparation and transportation of patients for tests, procedures, etc.
3 Monitors patient condition levels; reports changes to the appropriate individuals.
4 Ensures patient rooms, nursing areas, supply carts, etc. are stocked with appropriate items at required levels.
5 Maintains par levels of supplies and equipment on assigned unit(s). Notifies supervisor when reorder points are
6 Greets, directs and assists physicians, visitors, patients and ancillary department staff. Orients patients to their rooms as
7 Answers telephone using personable etiquette. Answers inquiries by providing accurate information or forwarding
callers to appropriate resource. Responds to intercom and email. Identifies emergency messages, directs information
to the appropriate personnel. Maintains confidentiality.
8 Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files using knowledge of various computer applications
designed for functions such as patient management, patient census, acuity, composer, bed tracking, transport, etc..
Serves as a knowledgeable resource for multiple applications such as, Patient Management and PowerChart. Keeps
current with system/application upgrades. Offers/provides assistance to others in navigating IS applications.
9 Performs a variety of duties related to the creation and maintenance of the patient medical record in a manner which
expedites patient admission, transfer and discharge. Assembles and copies charts and forms, ensuring charts contain
necessary forms. Ensures all medical records have signed orders and an H & P. Places transcribed orders on the
chart. Monitors and flags missing items daily. Performs data entry, chart preparation, filing and photocopying in
accordance with appropriate policies.
10 Transcribes orders and documents on the paper or electronic record. Places pharmacy orders on the MAR. Follows
up on orders and checks on open orders. Ensures verbal orders are signed according to Hospital policy.
11 Consults with appropriate clinical/nonclinical personnel to resolve issues, concerns from patients medical record,
ancillary department results, patient/family inquiries, etc..
12 Schedules tests, procedures and other patient services. Confers with clinical care provider regarding sequencing of
tests, patient activity tolerance and special needs, as appropriate.
13 Communicates changes in the patients condition and other urgent information to the Registered Nurse in a timely
manner. Reports actual and potential problems concerning patients, families, staff and appropriate departments to the
team members and the charge nurse/nurse manager.
14 Communicates delay/difficulties in providing services or alteration of routine. Acknowledges and responds to patient
alarms and notifies appropriate care provider as needed.
15 Orders and stocks supplies on an ongoing basis.
The Nursing Resource Team is a diverse team which was created to meet the staffing needs throughout WellSpan Health, York Hospital. Successful candidates should be expert clinicians who enjoy autonomy and like to work in different environments daily.
Flexibility and self-driven personalities are a plus. Flexible scheduling is available.
York Hospital Nursing supports the mission and vision through a centralized department of nursing. We strive to be the best in the eyes of our patients, family, staff, and community by providing safe, evidence based practice leading to exemplary outcomes.
Each professional nurse accepts the accountability and responsibility for his/her professional practice by fostering an environment that supports leading change, responding to the healthcare needs of our community and advancing health. Nurses at YH are lifelong learners who value continued professional development and education. They are role models in honesty, responsibility, upholding human dignity, ease of human suffering and equality of all patients.
Helping others in need and improving the quality of life for all is the act of behaving in a manner defined by the profession. YH nurses are active participants in decisions about patient care and nursing practice, and commit to upholding professional nursing standards at local, state and national levels.
HS Diploma or G.E.D.
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent computer skills
Direct patient care experience preferred
Demonstrated solid and stable work history
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