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Unit Clerk - Family Center - PRN

Company: Montrose Memorial Hospital
Location: Montrose
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Position Overview:

Functions as a unit clerk as well as a certified nurse's aide. The unit clerk duties include performing a variety of clerical duties relating to the updating and organizing of information on the nursing units. Coordinates work within the unit as well as with other units and departments. Reporting pertinent information to the immediate supervisor as well as responding to inquiries and requests from staff, personnel, etc. Meets the communication needs of the patient/family, department, and medical staff. Implements directions form physicians and nursing staff. The certified nurse aid duties include assisting the RN or LPN in providing patient care to patients on the Family Center as well as floating to other areas of the hospital in order to provide patient care.

Essential Functions:

Perform various clerical duties relating to the updating and organizing of information on the units as illustrated by the following:

o Maintaining chart order, chart accuracy and chart current data.

o Keep all necessary lists and schedules.

o Answer the telephone in a professional manner. Directs calls to appropriate individuals and/or take messages.

o Stock unit with office and medical supplies. Prepare requisitions to maintain established inventories.

o Fax and photocopy information as needed.

o Assist with admission process of patients including calling patient down to admissions, putting the orders into the computer, putting patient information into the computerized system.

o Able to perform all aspects of order entry, able to navigate in the computer system and troubleshoot computer problems.

o Complete desk duties including answering the phone, answering call lights, keeping the delivery log, outpatient log, and transfer log.

Certified Nurse Assistant duties as illustrated by the following:

o Setting up patient rooms for patients.

o Place patient in room, assist with gown, get urine sample, put into bed.

o Take adult patient vital signs, do intake and output, assist with ADL's.

o Implement emergency interventions in adult patients for basic life support.

o Set up delivery table.

o Assist with care of the newborn in maintain thermal regulation, weight, measurements, assisting with feeding (breastfeeding or bottle feeding), giving a bath, diapering, dressing, cord care.

o Perform newborn vital signs and do intake and output.

o Identify symptoms associated with hypoglycemia and report these to the LPN/RN.

o Assist physician with circumcision including symptoms to report to physician or RN.

o Assist with phototherapy including placement of phototherapy lights and eye protection.

o Assist LPN/RN with care of compromised infant in the nursery.

o Implement emergency interventions for infant life support.

o Clean delivery table after delivery including care of instruments and replacing items used.

Must follow all policies and procedures and maintain a safe work environment.

Keywords: Montrose Memorial Hospital, Snowmass , Unit Clerk - Family Center - PRN, Other , Montrose, Colorado

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