Nurse Aide/Unit Clerk
Company: St. Lukes University Health Network
Posted on: February 15, 2020
SunIRef:Nurse:title Nurse Aide/Unit Clerk St. Luke's University
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working here. St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and
compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our
most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are
dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an
unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and
injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care
providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve,
regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care. The Nurse
Aide/Unit Clerk is responsible for providing direct and indirect
patient care for patients across their life span. The Nurse
Aide/Unit Clerk works cooperatively under the direction of an RN or
LPN and consistent with hospital policy, the hospital Mission
Statement, and the Philosophy of the Department of Nursing. The
Nurse Aide/Unit Clerk is also responsible for clerical duties
within the department as assigned. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs clinical procedures within scope of practice. Performs the
following tasks as assigned: Vital signs and weights, Intake and
output measurements, Ambulating patients, Glucometry, Phlebotomy,
EKG, Specimen collection, Completion of assigned documentation.
Follows treatment plan as directed by licensed personnel. Assists
in the admission, discharge and transfer of patients. Performs
necessary functions to ensure patient comfort and satisfaction with
service. Performs out of bed/back to bed as appropriate. Observes
and reports changes in the patient's health status to appropriate
licensed care giver. Follows established procedures and safety
precautions while transporting patients and specimens, as needed.
Assists the professional nurse with patient related non-technical
duties. Performs 1:1 watches as assigned. Maintains patient's room
in neat, orderly manner. Accepts responsibility for providing safe,
appropriate, quality patient care. Communicates changes in
patients' conditions and unit concerns with the unit-based team.
Restocks unit supplies as needed. Answers patient and visitor
inquiries. Performs patient related clerical duties, including unit
statistics, manuals, logs, transcribing orders and entering patient
charges accurately. Assembles, analyzes and maintains order for
patient's records in chart order per policy. Demonstrates ability
to accurately use computer system. Maintains inventory of unit
supplies and maintains a clean, orderly environment. Demonstrates
an awareness of unit budget. Contributes to collection of accurate
information for each patient assigned to his/her care. Functions as
a role model and resource person providing guidance to co-workers.
Recognizes the value of continued educational growth and
development as related to their job responsibilities. Participates
in identifying unit needs and supports unit goals and objectives.
Complies with established chain of command for work related
problems. Demonstrates the responsibility in meeting hospital and
nursing department personnel standards. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY
REQUIREMENTS: Sitting up to 2 hours per day, 1 hour at a time.
Standing for up to 8 hours per day, 4 hours at a time. Walk 6 hours
per day; 10 minutes at a time. Consistently lift, carry and push
object up to 75 lbs. Transport patients weighing up to 400 lbs. via
wheelchair, bed and/or stretcher with assistance when appropriate.
Consistently pull up to 10 lbs. Frequently pull up to 250 lbs. with
assistance when appropriate. Frequently stoop, bend, crouch, kneel,
climb and reach above shoulder level. Occasional crawling. Must be
able to perceive attributes of an object through touch. Frequently
finger and handle objects. Occasionally firmly grasp, twist and
turn objects with hands and fingers. Must be able to hear as it
relates to normal conversation, and high and low frequencies. Must
be able to see as it relates to general, near, far, color and
peripheral vision, depth perception, and visual monotony, (e.g.
computer screen). EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent
preferred. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: Evidence of successful
completion of BLS upon hire or provided as part of orientation
process. Evidence of previous training determined through
on-the-job written and clinical skills competency evaluation.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the
past seven (7) years, including your present employer.
Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a
profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!! St. Luke's University
Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. St. Luke's
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