Health Unit Coordinator & Nursing Assistant HUC/NA
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HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR & NURSING ASSISTANT (HUC/NA)
Intensive Care Unit
24 Hours / 3:00pm-11:30pm
Cross-trained in the role of Health Unit Coordinator and Nursing Assistant based on the needs of the department. Responsibilities are a combination of providing direct care and technical assistance to the RN and M.D. and performing a variety of computer, clerical, scheduling and supply functions necessary for the operation of the department.
- Assembles and labels charts for incoming patients
- Transcribes physicians orders in an accurate, neat and timely manner
- Notifies Patient care Manager of any lack of information on orders.
- Accurately enters all orders from Lab, X-Ray, etc. into computer.
- Assures that each order on physician’s order sheet and kardexes have corresponding number from computer
- Secures records from previous admission as necessary
- Prepares chart for transfer and secures photocopies as needed
- Prepares chart for discharge and assures that chart is complete.
- Notifies Patient Care Manager of any lack of documentation at time of discharge
- Enters discharge into the computer when patient has left unit
- Lists all new admissions, diets, changes or discharges on kardexes and enters necessary information into computer
- Returns to Pharmacy all medications that RN has removed from cassette at discharge
- On a daily basis, checks medication supplies, obtains necessary meds from Pharmacy and supplies form CSR
- Notifies appropriate physicians of any consultations, discharges, transfers or expirations
Minimum Education Requirements: High School diploma or GED, graduate of an accredited Nursing Assistant training program.
Minimum Work Experience: Minimum of one year working in a hospital setting preferred; or; or a student nurse who has completed two years of nursing school. Medical secretary experience and knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Other skills and abilities: Bilingual a plus.
Equipment/Software/Certification: BLS Required
Equal Opportunity Employer
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.
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