Nursing Assistant/Unit Secretary Float Pool
• Facilitates overall department operation and guides the patient experience. The Unit Secretary serves as the communication hub for the patient care environment.
• Responsible for creating and maintaining a care environment conducive to healing.
• Responsible for initiation and maintenance of the patient’s medical record.
• Nursing Assistants are in integral part of a patient-focused team who use their knowledge, skills, and energy to carry out the sacred task of helping others.
• As you go about fulfilling this mission, your work habits and work relationships should embody SJRMC's values.
These values are our culture, our identity as an organization. Sacred Trust, Personal Reverence, Thoughtful Anticipation, Team Accountability and Creative Vitality ask more of us than merely completing some list of tasks. Our values ask for a deeper level of commitment, and what is asked of us we freely give because we believe in our mission.
• High school diploma or GED
• Mature, courteous deportment
• Legible printing
• Clear speaking voice; multi-language ability desirable
• Typing/computer skills
• 6 months of nursing assistant experience or certification required.
• Medical terminology required prior to unit orientation or documentation of formal class within three years.
• Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Maintenance of the patient medical record (assembly, order entry, consultations.)
• Customer service – greets all customers, answers patient call lights, and communicates with all members of the
• Provides assistance with the activities of daily living for all patients on the unit.
• Performs vital signs.
• Communicates pertinent information to members of the patient care team.
• Keeps designated supplies at appropriate levels.
• Performs accurately and quickly in a busy, stressful environment, setting priorities as to duties.
• Learns quickly and has good recall.
• Deals with the emotional stress of caring for dying and chronically ill patients.
• Each employee is responsible for implementing SJRMC’s Service Standards into their daily work. Safety Courtesy Effectiveness Stewardship
• Other duties as assigned
Physical Demands and Environmental Work Conditions:
• Accepts the risk of job-related illness and injury which may cause long-term health problems.
• Must be able to lift greater than 50 pounds and push 0-300 pounds using approved hospital transport devices..
• Activities may include intermittent or prolonged; standing, walking, sitting.