Unit Clerk/Nurse Assistant

  • Marian Regional Medical Center
  • Santa Maria, CA, USA
  • Nov 05, 2017
Full time Health Care

Job Description

Overview

Marian Regional Medical Center , located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

Responsibilities
In keeping with Marian Regional Medical Center health care philosophy, the Nurse Assistant/Unit Clerk in the Cath Lab serves as unit receptionist, transcribes orders, orders tests, orders and monitors supply inventory and coordinates unit phone communication. Under the direct supervision of a registered nurse, the Nurse Assistant/Unit Clerk performs unit support activities, such as transporting patients, stocking shelves and cleaning work areas, scheduling procedures, and maintaining medical records according to standard. Reports observations regarding patient status to the registered nurse.
Provides care for adult patients over 13 years of age. Employees are responsible for completion of unit competency assessments, annual Safety Review, CPR and renewal of certifications (when applicable) by maintaining continuing education units as required by hospital policy. In addition to listed major responsibilities, the Nurse Assistant/Unit Clerk may be assigned other duties.

Qualifications
QUALIFICATIONS:
Acute care experience
Hospital experience (Preferred)
Completion of unit clerk class or equivalent work experience
Effective oral and written communication in English, clearly, concisely, and accurately.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and staff.
Ability to operate common office equipment, including computers.
Knowledge of medical terminology and basic procedures.
Relates to patients/visitors empathetically and tactfully.
Demonstrates a caring, compassionate attitude toward
others.
Reacts calmly and efficiently in emergency situations.
Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently.

Associated topics: ambulatory, ccu, intensive, mhb, nurse clinical, psychiatric, registered nurse, surgical, tcu, transitional