CNA/Unit Clerk Emergency Department

Jamestown Regional Medical Center   Jamestown, ND   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on July 5, 2024
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Starting Pay: $17.50 to $20.56 DOE

Part-time position working 30 hour per 2 weeks. Hours are variable Monday - Friday with every 3rd weekend and every 3rd holiday.

The Unit Clerk works in a team-based environment to perform clerical/receptionist duties and support the delivery of patient care by performing Nurse Assistant duties in the Emergency Department. The Unit Clerk functions under the direction of the Unit Supervisor, Clinical Manager or Nurse.

  • Performs clerical and patient care duties related to the admission, transfer, and discharge of patients.
  • Places supply items in their proper storage area.
  • Pages appropriate staff via current communication system.
  • Completes required annual competencies.
  • Communicates with other departments, team members and healthcare entities to coordinate appointments, transportation and other care related items.
  • Receives visitors and answers the telephone.
  • Assists with the collection of data for reports and records information using computer systems and software that are relevant for the job.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, height, blood pressure and oxygen saturation.
  • Answers patient call lights, anticipates patient needs and participates in hourly rounding as assigned.
  • Assists in post-mortem care.
  • Transports patients to and from various departments.
  • Provides clean patient environment, unit and equipment and ensures that supplies are restocked.
  • Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors and other hospital personnel, while assuring confidentiality of patient information.
  • Attends in-service education programs, as assigned, to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
  • Clean rooms in between patients including restocking and removing garbage.

Work requires a level of knowledge acquired by graduation from high school in order to follow, must be certified as a Nurse Aide or have completed course work in a nursing or vocational program to satisfy requirements for placement on the ND Department of Health Nurse Assistant Registry. Must be able to follow oral or written orders.

Previous work experience as a Unit Clerk and medical terminology is preferred. Preference for a minimum of six months experience as a nurse aide in an acute care health facility or for a completion of course in Fundamentals of Nursing. Time to reach competency on the job here is 2-4 weeks.