Nursing Asstunit Clerk (Union F)- Oncology- Springfield

Mercy Health Springfield , OH 45501

Posted 2 months ago

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health

NA/UC (STNA or CNA required)

Work in cooperation and in conjunction with the nurse manager(s), registered nurses, physicians, and other hospital personnel. This position requires the ability to manager one's time effectively and prioritize responsibilities to provide optimal work efficiency.

  • Therapeutic Care: A. Provides safe, therapeutic care, considering the age, growth and development, and specific needs of the patient population serviced. B) Performs therapeutic measures and procedures to patients including such tasks as: 1) Takes and records vital signs accurately (reports Abnormalities to the nurse): a. Temperatures (oral, rectal, axillary), pulse (radial, apical) and respirations. b. Measures and records blood pressures (manual and dynamap) c. Height and weight C. Prepares for, collects and transports various specimens hospital lab. D. Provides for the physical care of assigned patients by Performing those tasks that have been previously taught and demonstrated through competency testing. These tasks are assigned and directed by the registered nurse: a. Provides bath, skin care, mouth care, hair care, foley care and peri care. b. Maintains patient privacy while giving care. c. Turns and repositions patients. d. Assists with sitz bats, enemas and douches. e. Ambulate patients, assists/supervises physical activities. f. Assists and feeds patients. g. Measures and records intake/outputs, percentages of meals consumed. h. Performs bedside blood glucose monitoring accurately and reports findings to the nurse. i.Provides physical preparation of pre-operative patient. j. Performs care after death. k. Performs preventative measure for skin care. l. Assists in the admission of a patient by taking vital signs, measuring height/weight and other tasks as assigned. E. Supports the nursing process when providing care considering the basic physical, spiritual, and psychosocial needs of assigned patients. F. Transports patients by cart, wheelchair or surgilift using Safety practices. G.Follows standard precautions when providing care.

  • Comfort and Safety: A. Provides safe, effective nursing care to patients utilizing comfort and preventative measures. B. Follows good body mechanics when caring or assisting in the care of patients. C. Applies and maintains bed/chair/personal alarms. D. Considers legal and confidential implications while caring for patients. E. Assists patients with religious and cultural requirements. F. Reports patient complaints of pain/discomfort to nurse promptly. G. Provides non-pharmalogic comfort measures when possible e.g. repositioning, relaxation techniques, distraction.

  • Clerical Responsibilities:A. Assists with the preparation of forms and information required for admissions, discharges and/or transfers of patients. 1) Assembles medical record. 2) Disassembles charts upon discharge. 3) Copies charts for transfers. 4) Uses fax machine when appropriate. 5) Faxes information to appropriate hospital department /physician offices. B. Provides test results and procedure reports to nurse for follow up. D. Assists physicians and staff to locate patients' medical records and/or patient information. E. Enters patient charges daily. F. Supplies labels for specimen. G. Places results, reports and special forms in proper order and sequence on the patient medical record. H. Records messages and distributes to appropriate persons. I. Delivers and picks up mail from mailroom as needed, and distributes to the proper persons. J. Obtains unit supplies from Pyxis/Materials Management as needed.

  • Communication: A. Communicates patient information to registered nurse and others as appropriate. B. Completes and reports care provided before leaving the nursing unit. C. Maintains the confidentiality of patient information and the medical record. D. Protects the patient's right to privacy at all times. E. Greets patients, guests, physicians and other department personnel, answers inquires, and offers assistance in a courteous and polite manner. F. Receives messages over the telephone, intercom, Computer, FAX, and transmits information to appropriate personnel while protecting patient's privacy and the integrity of the information. G. Answers patient call lights promptly and communicates requests to the appropriate personnel in a timely manner. H. Assists physicians and other professional staff to locate patient's medical records, lab reports or other data. I. Communicates supply and repair needs to the nurse manager or the appropriate department. J. Familiarizes self with hospital and department policies and procedures in order to expedite services, and transmit messages or information to patients, visitors, staff or physicians.

Specifically, you'll need:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • STNA certification or CNA complete

  • Proficiency with multiple computer programs

  • Strong analytic and problem-solving abilities

  • Willingness to be exposed to blood, bodily fluids and tissue

  • Flexibility to work weekends and holidays, as necessary

Benefits

Join our team, and you'll have access to cutting-edge technology. You'll rub elbows with the best-of-the-best in over 100 specialties. And you'll be part of an organization that includes 23 hospitals and more than 450 locations in Ohio and Kentucky. Because we're so large, you have plenty of room to advance and grow. We're ready to invest in your future through training and professional development. So you can improve your skills, develop new ones and move up the healthcare ladder.

We'll also reward your hard work with:

  • Great health, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b)

  • Plenty of paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Onsite orientation

  • Fitness center

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

We'll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

36

Work Shift:

Nights (United States of America)

Department:

Oncology Services

  • Springfield

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health

  • Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours

  • Ashland, Kentucky; Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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