A typical day at work includes: taking vital signs,
bathing, ambulating patients, performing blood sugar checks, venipuncture, collecting specimens,
transporting, assisting with activities of daily living, interacting with the patients and their families,
keeping their rooms neat and tidy, and listening and advocating for the patients. As a unit secretary, a typical work day
includes:answering multiple phone lines, transcribing doctors orders,
printing the nurses schedules for the day, assigning patient beds, making follow up appointments,
making consults, ordering supplies, stocking patient snacks, faxing/copying, keeping my desk and
surrounding work space clean, and enthusiastically greeting patients, their families, and visitors.