I. PURPOSE OF JOB:
Provides clerical services to each Nursing Department to maintain efficient operation. To act as a resource to the Nursing Department as well as other departments throughout the organization to maintain and trouble-shoot equipment. Liaison between internal and external customers, (i.e. Internal: Directors, Managers, both Clinical and Administrative, Patient Access and Registration Departments. External: Physicians, patients, families, volunteers and visitors). Provides direct patient care and performs selected
Therapeutic interventions and diagnostic procedures under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN).
II. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Demonstrates technical skills in computer data entry, maintaining patient charts, transcribing orders, Filing and appropriate documentation.
Utilizes good communication skills with physicians, nurses, patients, family members, volunteers, and all other healthcare team members in order to achieve excellence in patient care.
Promotes patient safety through adherence to protocols, policies, procedures, evidence-based
Guidelines and Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals.
4.Actively participates in and supports departmental and organizational quality initiatives and goals; Collaborates with patients, families, and health care team members in order to achieve excellence in patient care.
5.Maintains competency according to unit specific standards; Provides safe and efficient direct patient care with consideration for age-specific accommodations.
High School or GED completion.
Certified Nursing Assistant documentation preferred.
Experience: Varies based on department and position
Keyboard and computer skills
3.Certified in B.L.S. for healthcare providers
4.Knowledge of medical terminology
5.Knowledge of computer functionality