Job Description



Unit Clerk - Med/Surg  

*Shift: 6:45AP - 7:15A

POSITION SUMMARY:
  • Under the direct supervision of a licensed Nurse, the Unit Clerk is responsible for performing and organizing the clerical activities necessary to maintain the medical record, ordering of office and medical supplies, and the coordination of on-going activities within the assigned unit. Under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse, the Unit Clerk will perform individual assigned patient care activities based on policies and procedure guidelines. Specific areas of responsibility could include monitoring patient vital signs, providing hygiene care, assisting in nutritional needs, and recording the care that has been provided in the patient care record.  Under the direction of the Charge Nurse or Nursing Supervisor the role of Unit Clerk is responsible for assisting in assigning and placing patients in appropriate rooms.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/License/Certification:
  • Must fall into one of the following categories:  (1) have successfully completed the Skills Lab and fundamentals of bedside care portion of their R.N. Program or (2) have their current and valid CNA license.
 
  • Must have a basic understanding of Medical Terminology.  Must have and maintain current BLS certification or obtain within orientation process, prior to hands-on patient care. 
Experience/Skills:
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in acute care setting preferred.

 

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