UNIT CLERK/CERT. NURSING ASST IMC (FT, NIGHTS) HENDERSON
Universal Health Services, Inc.
April 29, 2018
Henderson Hospital Henderson Hospital is a member of The Valley Health System, a network of six acute care hospitals that provide care for patients throughout Southern Nevada and nearby communities. Located in the suburb of Henderson, the 120-bed hospital, which opened in 2016, offers emergency care, surgical services, including an ambulatory surgery center, cardiovascular care, women's health and maternity services. A level II neonatal intensive care unit is slated to open by late 2017.
Responsible for assisting the planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating the activities occurring in the nursing unit by performing clerical and receptionist duties, and performing patient care/service activities/procedures as outlined by the state
Essential Job Duties:
Performs responsibilities consistent with hospital safety policies. Know and applies infection control policies and processes when handling and disposing of blood and body fluids. Understands the role of the C N A Reports using medical terminology; changes in condition and abnormal signs/symptoms and records care given. Refers to the interdisciplinary care plan. Maintains standard precautions and isolation as directed. Maintains neat/orderly patient room / environment. Answers call lights promptly. Maintains safety measures: applies side rails, proper application of restraints. Assists with admission and discharge. Accurately measures/records height and weight. Accurately measures/records intake and output. Assists patients with elimination needs. Assists with bowel and bladder restraining. Empties/measures urinary drainage bag contents. Assists patients during meals. Performs catheter care. Performs mouth care as needed. Performs hair care. Performs preventative skin care. Assists with bathing needs. Assists with shaving needs, using safety razor. Assist patient to dress/undress. Observes patients with IV's, reports problems to RN/LPN. Obtains/records vital signs accurately. Assists patient to maintain position of comfort or as ordered. Assists patients during transfer: to dangle, to a wheelchair, to a gurney. Assists with ambulation. Performs simple range of motion. Administers enemas as directed. Performs care of an established colostomy. Obtains urine specimen and transports to lab as directed. Obtains stool specimen. Applies warm/cold-moist/dry K-pad or Ice pack as directed. Assists with cardiac arrest resuscitation procedures as directed. Performs CPR and Heimlich maneuver as directed. Assists with patient transport. Assists with clerical duties as appropriate.
Department Specific Requirements
Follows and complies with government departmental guidelines, policies and procedures. Acts as an interdisciplinary team member. Meets assigned deadlines. Meets productivity guidelines.
Classification Specific Requirements
Employees in positions involving patient charting and related functions, must possess competency in use of technology and computers. Helps maintain department in a neat and organized condition. Demonstrates and takes a team effort in helping the department reach goals and meet deadlines. Helps out in other areas when needed. Ensures proper filing, typing and organization of all paperwork. Demonstrates ability by performing assignments independently without close supervision. Adjusts appropriately to volume of work to complete tasks in a timely manner, without interfering with quality of work. Responds well to instruction and training, applying new knowledge to duties. Makes suggestions/recommendations for improved operations to the department, facility. Effectively communicates both orally and in writing.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.