Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)/ Unit Clerk- FT- Nights- Medical

Nursing Support (e.g., CNA’s, Phlebotomists, Transporters) Edinburg, Texas


Description

Position at DHR Health

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction/supervision of a registered nurse, this position performs a variety of clerical and receptionist duties for an assigned nursing unit.  Assists in the transcribing and processing of physicians orders, maintains patient charts in an accurate manner and maintains adequate unit supplies.

POSITION EDUCATION/ QUALIFICATIONS­:

 

  • High School graduate or G.E.D. certificate required

 

JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE­:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Must have proficient organizational skills and computer skills
  • 6 months – 1 year continuous experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, knowledge of proper telephone etiquette, and strong typing skills are highly desired

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITES:

 

  • Performs clerical duties as assigned by the nurse or physician
  • Transcribes physicians' orders, and maintains chart records and other files. 
  • Answers phones and routes calls to the appropriate parties
  • Uses resources in an efficient and cost effective manner.                            
  • Maintains and promotes a team spirit through active cooperation and collaboration.
  • Assures that patient equipment and supplies are available and are in operating condition.                
  • Orders and stocks the necessary equipment for the unit
  • Maintains knowledge of and conforms to Hospital policy/procedures.                            
  • Assists department manager with various clerical duties as directed

LINES OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

(Operations Manager - Department Director…Charge Nurse…Staff Nurse…Unit Clerk