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Department: 3 East Med/Surg - Oncology
Status: Per Diem
Shift: Varies
Hours Per Shift: 8 Hour Shift
Job Details:
    • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
      • This position is responsible for performing basic nursing skills and various support functions of the unit.
    • Reports to
    • Supervises
      • None
    • Ages of Patients
      • Adolescent
      • Adult
      • Geriatric
    • Blood Borne Pathogens
      • Moderate Potential
    • Qualifications
      • Education
        • None
      • Licensure/Certification
        • Required: American Heart Association BLS
      • Experience
        • Required: Minimum six months experience as Unit Secretary and/or Nursing Assistant.
    • Essential Responsibilities
      • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
      • Transcribes orders and completes documentation in a legible, accurate and timely manner.
      • Orders preps and tests per guidelines to include: initiating NPO, correct sequencing of tests, change in diet, placing appropriate checklist on chart.
      • Prepares charts for admission, transfer, and discharge per Medical Record Policy.
      • Notifies admitting regarding ADT.
      • Coordinates ordering unit supplies with assigned M.S.C. Aides in keeping unit and supplies orderly.
      • Prepares RN worksheets for reporting.
      • Documents correct and accurate information on daily census.
      • Enters physician orders into computer and notifies physician exchange.
      • Accurately obtains vital signs, Intake, Output, and daily weights per care plan and communicates to RN.
      • Positions and ambulates patients per care plan.
      • Assists for set-up and/or feeding of patients.
      • Accurately performs technical procedures as assigned by RN.
      • Communicates observations of patient condition changes to RN.
      • Adheres to guidelines for change of shift report and internal transfer of patient care.
      • Complete patient rounds every hour when on the floor as Nursing Assistant.
      • Maintains general tidiness of patient room.
      • Provides safe patient environment at all times.
        • Stays with patient who may be in danger of falling or injuring themselves.
        • Correctly indentifies patient by use of armband.
        • Ensures call bell within reach.
        • Application of restraints.
      • Initiates solutions to unit needs without prompting, such as taking part in computer projects.
      • Other duties as assigned.

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