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Jordan Hospital Unit Coordinator/CNA in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Cleans, stocks, and readies the department for care of patients.

  • Orders equipment and supplies; maintains par levels of supplies

  • Maintains equipment and prepares for readiness.

  • Performs housekeeping duties as needed (i.e: emptying trash and linen; returning supplies).

  • Performs errands to other areas of the hospital.

  • Transports patients within the department and to in-hospital locations as needed.

  • Performs clinical functions, utilizes sterile technique when necessary, and obtains labs specimens, vital signs, and other tasks as needed.

  • Carries out tasks as directed by physicians, nurse director and nursing staff.

  • Maintenance of the medical records located on the nursing unit.

  • Unit receptionist responsibilities: telephone, visitor assistance, specimen delivery, phone calls, mail distribution.

  • Responsible for the performance of clerical duties on the nursing unit

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required:

  • Current knowledge of medical terminology -must have taken and successfully completed a Medical Terminology Course within the past 2 years (or be able to pass a medical terminology competency equivalent to final exam of medical terminology course at time of interview).

  • Must have current Notary or obtained within 30 days.

  • Possesses organizational and planning skills.

  • Demonstrated communication skill, verbal and written

  • Ability to concentrate and prioritize in distracting environment

  • Ability to work at a quick pace with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to transcribe information & medication orders into Meditech system accurately. Previous Meditech experience preferred.

Education Required:

  • High School graduate or equivalency

  • Knowledge of basic patient care and technical procedures

  • Demonstrated computer skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and work pace consistent with working in a busy, acute care unit.

Registration/Certification Required:

  • Current MA Certified Nurse Assistant License, EMT License, or current enrollment in a nursing program with sufficient hours of clinical rotation required.

  • Active American Heart Association BLS certification REQUIRED upon hire.

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