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McLaren Health Care Unit Assistant Nurse Assistant STL 2W Stepdown Cardiac in Maumee, Ohio

Description

Position Summary: This is work providing both nursing care and/or clerical duties. Assists in providing care for geriatric and adult patients. Work is performed under direct supervision and is subject to close inspection upon completion. Effective performance requires the ability to adjust to new methods, techniques, and procedures.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities :

  1. Maintains safe and clean working environment and protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control, hazardous waste and other policies and protocols.

  2. Records vital signs, including blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and respiration rate as requested by staff or as ordered.

  3. Obtains and uses a wide range of information from physicians, caregivers and nurses about patient condition, treatment plans, and suggested activities to provide appropriate patient care.

  4. Provides physical support for patients with daily activities and personal hygiene, including bathing, dressing, getting out of bed, using the toilet, walking, standing or exercising.

  5. Answers patient calls and determines how best to help them. Helps patients by responding to intercom requests, obtaining needed services from nurses, physicians, aides, and other hospital personnel.

  6. Greets visitors in person or on the telephone and answers inquiries; relay calls to patients; gives directions; refers inquiries to nursing and physician staff.

  7. Performs varied administrative tasks such as answering the phone, greeting visitors, maintaining department logs & reports, scheduling appointments, typing, filing, copying, faxing and ordering office supplies and equipment supplies to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities

  8. Performs a variety of computer/data entry functions to support patient care including establishing and maintaining patient record; may enter nursing and physician notes and orders; handling the majority of a patient's paperwork, such as discharge, admission, and personal information forms.

  9. Communicates effectively with nursing and medical staff.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Required:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Valid BLS certification obtained through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross. Will be given 90 days from time of hire to obtain certification.

Preferred:

One year of experience in a medical setting.

Job: Service/Support

Primary Location: Ohio-Maumee-St. Lukes Hospital

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Per Diem

Req ID: 22009316

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