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CNA I/Unit Sec-IMCU (Critical Care Step-Down Unit)- PRN (as needed) -

Hickory, NC 28601

Watertown Regional Medical Center

Posted 3 weeks ago
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Job Description

Description

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger. Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.
  • Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve.
  • Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers.
  • And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.
  • For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit . Job Description:
  • The Unit Secretary, under the supervision and/or direction of a Registered Nurse, performs clerical duties on a nursing unit. The Unit Secretary also acts as receptionist, receives and directs visitors demonstrating courteous communication skills.
  • Answers telephone and call lights, referring questions / complaints through proper channels.
  • Notifies physicians of consults / admissions.
  • Accurately transcribes physician orders.
  • Keep accurate tele monitor logs.
  • Exhibits flexibility in meeting department needs.
  • Supports Nursing Staff, Patients, and Physicians.
  • Attendance Policy.
  • Communications
  • Adherence to all core measure initiatives, patient safety goals, and NQF Safe Practices
  • IMCU- Frye's Intermediate Care Unit consists of 13 beds and is an ICU step down unit. The Intermediate nursing team cares for a variety of monitored patients including those with cardiac and neurological conditions, providing valuable experience for a future in critical care nursing if desired. The American Heart Association has awarded Frye the Get with the Guidelines Gold plus Heart Failure Award and the Gold Stroke Award. If you prefer a smaller unit with complex cases and exceptional teamwork, Intermediate may be the unit for you.

    Qualifications

  • High school diploma.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.
  • Current CPR certification
  • 1 year experience as Unit Secretary in a hospital setting is preferred.
  • Job

    Entry Level