The unit clerk will retrieve, assemble and analyze resident medical records, perform continuous record processing during completion in an organized manner to assure that the record remains accessible at all times. Interacts with the medical staff, providing information and guidance with regard to chart completion requirement and aspects of records processing. Typing correspondence and other items for administrator or director of nursing as needed. Assists the nurse in planning/implementing basic care as delegated. Demonstrates knowledge/skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and culture of the residents/patients served, and ability to provide care according to departmental policies and procedures. Provides care over an extended time, in various settings, spanning the illness to wellness continuum. Performs other CNAI or CNAII duties as assigned. May assist in coordinating transportation service as designated by the Director of Nursing/designee. Performs other related duties as required.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent; Graduate of an approved CNA training program
Experience: Clerical office experience, medical record experience preferred. Preferably, some Long-term care, med-surg, or related
Other: Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate with people of varying backgrounds and education. Must have effective problem solving skills; ability to make decisions independently, and knowledge of medical terminology. Working knowledge of word processing and computer. Preferably experience in driving a van or bus with passengers and pass through insurance carrier. Must be checked off annually on CNAI or CNAII competencies.
License/Registration: CNA I-current listing as CNA I with Division of Facility Services with no substantial findings CNA II- above and current listing as CNAII with Board of Nursing with no substantial findings; Medication Aide – above and Medication Aide listing showing on CNAI certification. Medication Technician –current CNAI and CNAII with documentation of successfully passing Medication Examination. (Care Team Members working in Assisted Living must be listed with the Adult Care Homes and have a check list completed). Current CPR certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) is required. Must have valid driver's license with a good driving recordTYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires frequently: lifting 50 lbs from floor to waist and waist to eye level; pushing 40 lbs; pulling 80 lbs; standing; walking; repetitive trunk rotation-standing; manual dexterity; both handedness (both hands must be used) near vision; far vision; hearing (requires hearing whispered voice); Occasionally: one handed carrying 15lbs; work kneeling; work squatting/crouching; visual color discrimination; and visual depth perception