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PTI CNA/Medical Clerk - Inpatient
Job Code:2020-04-025
Department:Inpatient
FT/PT Status:Part Time Intermittent
Salary Minimum12.22
Salary Midpoint14.36
  
Position Closes:
Open Until Filled

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:
Primary Function

The float medical clerk works under the direction and supervision of a Registered Nurse. Under supervision the incumbent is responsible for a variety of nursing assistant and clerical duties established by the Nurse Manager. The float nursing assistant/medical clerk provides nursing assistant and clerical support between the Inpatient, Outpatient, and Emergency Departments. Primary support is given to the Inpatient Department and coverage is for weekend and evening support. The incumbent will also function as the float clerk to provide clerical support during periods of absence of the Outpatient and Emergency Room Departmental clerks and may be subjected to on-call and callback.

Education/Experience

High School graduate or GED, successfully completed an accredited program in Nursing Assistant, and has been certified as a Nursing Assistant. Preference given to applicants who have specialized training in clerical duties and CNA.

Six months experience in clerical duties, i.e. typing, computer use, and filing. Experience can be documented through education or work related experiences.

Proficiency rated at 6 weeks.

Job Knowledge

Knowledge and skill to perform basic clinical nursing care to acutely ill patients and assist patients in their daily living activities.

Knowledge and skill to assist the primary care provider in treatment and examinations performed in the Outpatient, ER, or Inpatient setting.

A practical knowledge of performing prescribed treatment plans such as dressing changes or soaks.

Knowledge of proper handling and collection of specimens, performing vital signs, and recognizing abnormal values.

Basic knowledge of diseases and illnesses and the ability to recognize and report changes in the patient’s condition to the registered nurse.

A practical knowledge of the medical facility’s organization and services, the basic rules and regulations governing visitors and patient treatment, COBRA, and practical knowledge of standard procedures, medical records, and medical terminology.

Knowledge of typing and computer use since both are used in the performance of position duties. Familiarity with computerized based appointment scheduling, referral, and diagnostic scheduling packages.

Knowledge of Inpatient, Outpatient, and ER operating procedures such as the emergency communication systems, transfers, referrals, and treatments.

A good working knowledge of terms describing diseases, medical and surgical procedures, as well as standard abbreviations used by the medical staff.

A thorough knowledge of recording and referral procedures.

Knowledge of requisitioning supplies and maintaining clerical supply levels.

Knowledge of filing procedures and communication skills to relay medical information to members of the unit and other services of the hospital.

Applicant must have a valid North Carolina driver’s license.