This position is responsible for providing a combination of unit clerical duties associated with supporting the patient care unit and direct patient care duties for designated patients. This position exists to provide support to the care team under the direction of a clinical nurse. The incumbent will provide simple tereatments, provide personal care and ensure that the surroundings are clean and orderly. QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
Requires the minimum of Certification as Nursing Assistant by State of Indiana in good standing.
Requires a minimum of certification as CNA.
Completion of Medical Secretary classes preferred.
Medical Terminology required.
Requires knowledge of care appropriate to the age and developmental level of the patients served.
Requires ability to set priorities and manage a high workload within limited time for completion.
Requires knowledge of procedures for performing assigned functions.
Requires ability to observe patients and report changes to RN.
Requires knowledge of principles of good personal hygiene and aseptic techniques.
Requires knowledge and skill in accurately entering physician's orders into a computerized database and maintain accurate charts and records.
Requires ability to organize tasks..
Requires ability to remain calm in emergency situations and the ability to withstand a high level of tension and stress..
Requires ability to remain alert and concentrate even when frequently interrupted..
Requires ability to perform physically demanding, repetitious movements..
Requires ability to read and perform basic math..
Requires ability to attend to details.
Requires ability to apply departmental policies and procedures and up to date knowledge of changes.; Requires no physical restrictions for sitting or walking.
Heartsaver certification required. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
Requires good communication skills and public relations skills.
Indiana University Health - 18 months ago