NURSING ASSISTANT/CLINICAL SECRETARY (ICU- WCH)

Tidelands Health


Job Description

Education:  

-High School graduate

-Successful   completion of Medical Terminology course and a passing score on the   examination. Or may substitute 2 years previous specific work experience with   medical terminology for the Medical Terminology course certification.   (Example: HIM Tech, Paralegal, Medical   Biller, Medical Secretary, Patient Access Representative)

-Completion of   approved course of study for Nursing Assistant training or successful   completion of fundamentals semester of Nursing school  preferred.

 

Experience/Qualifications: One year Clerical   experience or Nursing Assistant experience preferred. Satisfactory Certified   Nursing Assistant preferred.

                                               

Special Skills: Works with   patients, families, physicians, and other health care providers.

 

Other:

American Heart   Association Healthcare provider course with Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required to be   initially completed with the GHS Staff Development Office within 30 calendar   days of hire date (exceptions to obtain certification from a provider other   than the GHS Staff Development Office are approved by Staff development on a   case by case basis).  BLS   Recertification is required every two years.

 

Physical   Requirements: Medium  

While   performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3   of the time) required to stand, sit, and walk; occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of   the time) to use hands, fingers; and frequently   to talk or hear. The employee must exert 20 to 35 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 15   pounds of force frequently,   and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

 

The   physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met   by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

May   be exposed to infectious specimens, diseases, and soiled laundry, however,   potential for personal harm or injury is limited when proper safety and   health precautions are followed.

 

Position   Summary: The Clinical Secretary Nursing Assistant performs   clerical duties on a nursing unit, answers the telephone, relays

 messages and acts as a receptionist   receiving and directing visitors and ambulatory patients.  The Clinical Secretary Nursing Assistant is   responsible for direct patient care services as assigned by the Clinical   Director and under the supervision of the Registered Nurse.


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