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Unit Secretary CNA Progressive Care

Company: Portneuf Medical Center
Location: Pocatello
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOverview

Join our team as a day shift, full-time, Progressive Care Unit Secretary CNA in Pocatello, ID. Fulfilling your purpose begins here: People First, Always. Here's how we take care of our people:

  • Medical, vision, dental health insurance, health savings account / flexible spending, competitive pay, paid time off, 401k retirement plan with company match, employee assistance program and more. Your team is bigger than your department:
    • Portneuf Medical Center is a nationally recognized healthcare leader with 205 beds, serving as the region's tertiary care and Level II Trauma Center, housing the Portneuf Heart and Vascular Institute, Portneuf Cancer Center, Portneuf Medical Group, and Portneuf Air Rescue.
    • We believe healthcare is a team sport and every player has something to contribute. We show compassion, celebrate differences and treat one another with respect. Responsibilities

      • Responsible for providing clerical support and manages the nurses station, ensuring visitors and guests are greeted and given appropriate directions and assistance.
      • Provides a communication hub, managing communication systems for the telephones, written documentation and the electronic medical record.
      • Manages and orders office supplies, patient supplies and some clinical supplies.
      • Assists in greeting visitors, answering questions, providing direction, answering phones, and ensuring messages are delivered in a timely manner.
      • Assists nursing staff and providers in processing patient admissions, transfers, and discharges in an accurate and timely manner.
      • Organizes department work area. Ensures office supplies, equipment and forms are available for staff use.
      • Work in partnership with the registered nurse to support the delivery of care in a safe patient environment that promotes caring and healing.
      • Demonstrate basic knowledge and skills necessary to communicate appropriately and carry out delegated tasks for patients under the supervision of a registered nurse.
      • Document data as directed, and report observations and patient concerns to the registered nurse.
      • Ensure all safety precautions are observed including making sure call light is within reach, bed alarms are used as appropriate, side rails are up, bed is in lowest position, seat belts are in place, etc.
      • Obtain and record patients' vital signs.
      • Monitor patients and report patients' condition at regular intervals and prior to completion of shift, and promptly report any signs or symptoms of concern to appropriate party.
      • Ensure accurate documentation of observations and interventions in the medical record.
      • Respond promptly to all call lights.
      • Assist patients with mobility and basic tasks, such as bathing, dressing, eating, and other ADLs.
      • Provide basic patient transport.
      • Provide basic housekeeping duties as needed.
      • Assist in maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly environment for patients and staff.
      • Assist in preparing and stripping rooms as needed.
      • Participate in Purposeful Hourly Rounding and Bedside Shift Report as directed.
      • Perform direct and indirect patient care duties as assigned and may provide clerical support to assigned unit.Qualifications

        Job Requirements:
        • High School or GED
        • Previous secretarial or clerical experience
        • Current CNA Certification in the State of Idaho
        • Current BLS certification Preferred Job Requirements:
          • Knowledge of medical terminology
          • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
          • 1 year experience in acute or long-term care

Keywords: Portneuf Medical Center, Pocatello , Unit Secretary CNA Progressive Care, Administration, Clerical , Pocatello, Idaho

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