Nursing Assistant/Unit Clerk

Munson Healthcare Otsego Memor Gaylord, Michigan Medical Surgical Night shift


Requisition #: 53714
Total hours worked per week: 0.1

Description

Nursing Assistants assist professional nursing personnel in providing direct and indirect patient care. Unit clerks perform clerical and administrative duties, such as answering the telephones and assisting patients at hospitals and medical facilities. They greet visitors, record patients' personal and medical information, maintain patient records, equipment, and supplies, and provide support to the medical team.

What You Need

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Knowledge, skill and ability normally obtained through completion of recognized high school health careers course or 1-3 months on-the-job training.
  • American Heart Association BLS certification within 60 days of start date and renewed every 2 years.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to communicate effectively with healthcare team.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Assumes responsibility for delegated duties such as bathing, feeding, answering call lights, monitoring Intake and Output, collecting specimens etc. 
  • Participates in provision of maintaining a therapeutic environment and promotion of an optimal level of health. 
  • Maintains positive interaction with patient, significant others and members of the health care team to effectively provide quality care. 
  • Works effectively with others to achieve a perception of professionalism, superior service and teamwork. 

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read, write, count, add and subtract. 
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.
  • Ability to lift and maneuver equipment; ability to position and transfer patients using assistive devices and proper body mechanics.
  • Ability to utilize sensory skills for clinical and environmental assessment.
  • Ability to provide care for patients in the following age groups:
    • Infant - Birth to 1 year
    • Child – 2 to 12 years
    • Adolescent – 13 to 18 years
    • Adult – 19 to 65 years
    • Geriatric – over 65 years.