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Certified Nurse Asst/Unit Secretary - ICU

Company: Christus Health
Location: Alice
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionSummary:Working under the supervision of a nurse, the Certified Nurse Assistant II acts as the primary clerical resource for the unit as well as performs various patient care activities. This is a dual role position which functions as a Certified Nurse Assistant and a Unit Secretary. This position serves as an important link in the communication chain ensuring information is transmitted between nursing personnel, other hospital personnel, physicians, patients, family members and guests.Duties and responsibilities include: taking and recording vital signs, changing bed linens, transporting patients, assisting patients in ambulating, providing activities for daily living to include bathing, dressing, feeding and assisting with personal hygiene. This position performs a range of clerical duties that supports the operations of the unit to include entering patient information in Meditech computer system, assembling patient charts, ordering, receiving and storing supplies, answering phones for the unit, greeting guests such as physicians, patient families and visitors, and corresponding with ancillary departments regarding patient care. This position may include other duties as assigned.CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Alice Intensive Care Unit has the privilege of taking care of our critically ill patients from our community. Serving the city of Alice, Jim Wells County, and the surrounding area, we provide evidenced-based quality care supported by the hospital team. Our eight bed unit is equipped with newly purchased cardio-pulmonary equipment and is supported by a team of professionals throughout the hospital. But, it is the nursing team that is the highlight of the unit. The team work and dedication to each other and their patients is the catalyst for providing quality care to the critically ill patient. With an active Unit-based Council and participation in the Diversity Council the nurses have a strong voice in their practice and care of the patient. The nursing staff lives in the surrounding area and we strive to provide the best care possible to all patients because the patient could be and often is one of our own.Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong customer service skills and computer literacy is required. Previous experience as a Nurse Assistant/Unit Secretary in a hospital setting preferred. Working knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • Current Texas CNA Certification
  • CPR (American Heart Association)Work Type: -Full Time

Keywords: Christus Health, Corpus Christi , Certified Nurse Asst/Unit Secretary - ICU, Healthcare , Alice, Texas

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