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McLeod Health Nursing Assistant Emergency Services (10am - 10pm) in Little River, South Carolina

Nursing Assistant Emergency Services (10am - 10pm)

Tracking Code

20211072

Job Description

Sign on Bonus Available!!

  • Maintains a professional image and exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers in accordance with our Service Excellence Standards and Core Values.

  • Must be flexible, punctual, and willing to learn in the emergency department environment.

  • Directs visitors, answers telephone, relays messages, runs errands as necessary for unit to run smoothly.

  • Demonstrates proper telephone etiquette.

  • Performs clerical duties in admitting, transferring and discharging. Transcribes physicians orders appropriately

  • Is proficient in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies on the assigned unit such as computer, call light system, telephone, copier, and fax machine.

  • Demonstrates ability to answer physician’s pages and relay the messages promptly; also the ability to screen calls tactfully.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in ordering office/lab supplies and having adequate supplies on hand.

  • Assists nurses in obtaining data for assessment as well as assisting the nurse to provide care.

  • Acts as a liaison between nurse, patient, patient’s family, physicians and others as indicated. Promotes patient satisfaction. Informs charge nurse of unit activity, personnel concerns.

  • Demonstrates knowledge reference to patient safety, security procedures, Haz/Mat response, life safety, utility systems and operation of equipment.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of infection control to include PPE, cleaning of patient areas and equipment.

  • Follows policies and procedures of the hospital; demonstrates knowledge of HIPPA; practices patient confidentiality and uses complete discretion when discussing patient matters.

  • Demonstrates safe and effective use of ED equipment including, but not limited to: obtaining vital signs, placing patient on bedside monitors, obtaining EKGs, assisting with splint application, lab/specimen collections; and recognizes abnormalities which require immediate notification of an RN/MD.

  • Transports patients to other departments via stretcher or wheelchair, completing handoff communication.

  • Supports the operation of the department by performing tasks associated with general unit organization and orderliness.

  • Is accountable for cost effective quality patient care and assists other personnel in containing cost.

  • Contributes to and assists unit personnel in Performance Improvement activities.

  • Functions effectively in a wide range of crisis situations and in an atmosphere of stress and tension; handles personal and professional frustrations appropriately.

  • Demonstrates an alert, sensitive and supportive attitude and responds with empathy and positive interpersonal skills.

  • Assumes personal responsibility for professional development and continuing education. Willingly participates in continuing education programs when requested.

  • Demonstrates an alert, sensitive and supportive attitude; Always responds to coworkers in a helpful manner, is pleasant and tactful.

  • Demonstrates a time conscious awareness and consistently strives to use time effectively. Demonstrates an ability to set appropriate priorities and is prompt in completing assigned tasks.

  • Adheres to the hospital’s absence and tardiness policy; is punctual; provides proper notification/advance notice for absences; is willing to adjust personal schedule to complete workload or special assignments when requested.

  • Performs other duties within scope of practice as assigned.

Schedule:

72 hrs biweekly; 10am - 10pm with every other weekend

Required Skills

Qualifications/Training:

  • Completion of a Nursing Assistant or Medical Assistant course or two plus years of on-the-job training in a hospital setting is required.

  • Prior patient care experience preferred

  • Must be familiar with medical terminology, and practices and must be able to record information accurately

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations/Education:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED from an accredited school or successful completion of WIN Testing or completion of McLeod approved Transition to Work Program.

  • BLS certification required

Job Location

Little River, South Carolina, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Position Type Details

Full-Time

Physical Address

McLeod Health Seacoast Hospital, 4000 Hwy 9 East

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