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Nurse Assistant/Unit Secretary--MedSurg-PT-Night Shift

2020-10-05
  • Location BRANDON, MS (Merit Health Rankin)
    Part Time
  • Department Med/Surg (unit/floor 1)
  • Field Nursing
  • Part Time

Job Description

Under the direction of nursing personnel, the nursing assistant provides patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. Duties include but are not limited to personal hygiene, collection of vital signs, assist nursing and/or physician staff with procedures as needed, unit cleaning and assistance with eating. Also coordinates clerical support activities to patient care teams and acts as a focal point of communication within nursing units. Duties include answering telephones, filing, greeting visitors, electronic data entry and assisting with documentation.

Under the direction of nursing personnel, the nursing assistant provides patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients. Duties include but are not limited to personal hygiene, collection of vital signs, assist nursing and/or physician staff with procedures as needed, unit cleaning and assistance with eating. Also coordinates clerical support activities to patient care teams and acts as a focal point of communication within nursing units. Duties include answering telephones, filing, greeting visitors, electronic data entry and assisting with documentation.

Must be able to read and write the equivalent of eighth (8th) grade English. Completion of a program for nursing assistance is preferred.  Post-secondary education or vocational training in healthcare field and familiarity with medical terminology is preferred.

Prior experience in hospital or physician office setting is preferred.

BLS certification is required (or within 30 days of hire into the position for new certifications).

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