Nurse Aide
Kagan - Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Our staff consists of senior, experienced strategy consultants, most of whom gained experience working at broad-based consulting firms and chose early on to focus on serving clients in a specialized firm. We understand the business. Our people hold graduate degrees in a wide variety of fields: the history of medicine, organizational behavior, hospital management, finance, business, health services, hospital architecture, law, health policy, and of course, medicine. Our experience base includes former executives, plan executives, network and group executives, strategists, and leaders, as well as nationally known researchers and operations specialists. Many of us have also worked in hospitality, education, IT, biotechnology – bringing an often useful fresh perspective to healthcare business problems. Description This position provides administrative support to patient care area(s) and quality patient care services under the supervision of a licensed professional. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides administrative support to the unit by answering telephones and nurse call system, taking messages, routing calls or notifying the appropriate individual(s), printing and posting On-Call schedules, checking and sending faxes, assigning, distributing, and retrieving ASCOM phones, and assisting with developing/modifying staff schedules, maintaining and reconciling patient census in computer system, and performing quality control audits of electronic medical records. Assists licensed professional nurse with the admission, transfer, and discharge process by maintaining/verifying patient information in computer system, assigning and setting of beds for new patients, ensuring code sheets and patient ID/allergy bands are in the room and necessary paperwork are in the patient chart, and updating patient boards. Assists with basic delivery of patient care - medical and laboratory procedures, nutritional needs, daily activities including sitting as assigned, and transporting patients- as assigned by licensed professional using age and developmentally appropriate standards. Provides coverage at nursing station during critical periods (i.e. assessments and rounds). Provides and documents continuous visual monitoring of suicidal patients and patients at risk, as assigned by licensed professional nurse using age and developmentally appropriate standards. Orders and maintains department and patient care equipment and unit supplies as assigned using established standards. Communicates information relating to job activities, needs and responsibilities for the assigned shift in prioritizing and delivery of patient care and administrative support. Assists and participates in continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of care and services provided. Ensures that customers receive the best service possible by rounding on patients and families to assure their needs are being met and concerns are satisfactorily resolved. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or equivalent required. One (1) year previous clinical hospital experience preferred. Must satisfactorily complete all skills and requirements. Competencies, as defined by the department, must be completed within six months of hire. Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills required Demonstrated leadership abilities and documentation of ongoing development and training. American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers course completion care or the American Red Cross course equivalent, which is CPR/AED for the professional rescuer, required. Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of date of hire. You and your organization will work with our most senior experts and we will put together a team that is right for your challenge. Our solutions will be innovative and effective, and we will work with you to develop those solutions and implement them. Our “inverse pyramid” methodology means no “bait and switch”. You, your Board, and your executive team will be working with experienced, senior (and yes, gray-haired) experts. In addition to experienced senior leadership, our Advisors have a core staff of highly trained consultants and analysts with extensive experience building customized strategic and financial models for your enterprises. Because of our focus, we have developed substantial intellectual capital that helps us address a wide range of client issues and needs efficiently and effectively. Qualifications


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