Cert Nurse Asst/Unit Secretary - ICU

5 days left

Location
Corpus Christi Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 01, 2020
Closes
Nov 01, 2020
Ref
2166
Specialty
ICU / CCU, Office
Contract Type
Permanent
Description

Summary:

Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Certified Nurse Assistant II acts as the primary clerical resource for the unit as well as performs various patient care activities.This is a dual role position which functions as a Certified Nurse Assistant and a Unit Secretary.This position serves as an important link in the communication chain ensuring information is transmitted between nursing personnel, other hospital personnel, physicians, patients, family members and guests.

CHRISTUS Spohn South’s Medical Intensive Care Unit has as a total of 8 beds which contributes to a close-family like atmosphere for the associates.This quaint environment promotes and requires teamwork to facilitate and maintain superior patient outcomes and staff satisfaction above the national benchmark, evident through NDNQI benchmarking.The average daily census is approximately 7- 8 patients and the top 5 diagnosis for patients in the unit includes cardiac arrythmias and conduction disorders, ciabetes with and without major complication or comorbidity, sepsis with and without multi-organ failure, renal failure, and respiratory failure with and without major complication or comorbidity.

Our team genuinely cares for each other, which translates into high staff satisfaction and extraordinary patient outcomes.Our team has a vested interest in new members to the team, and easily welcomes, and teaches new members our way of life which includes an appreciation to grow professional knowledge and practice through education, in-services, and recognition.

Requirements:

    • High School diploma or equivalent.
    • Strong customer service skills and computer literacy is required. Previous experience as a Nurse Assistant/Unit Secretary in a hospital setting preferred.Working knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
    • Current Texas CNA Certification
    • CPR (American Heart Association)

        Work Type: 

        Full Time


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