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Unit Secretary/Certified Nursing Assistant - Surge at Froedtert South

Unit Secretary/Certified Nursing Assistant - Surge

Froedtert South Pleasant Prairie, WI Full Time
    • Unit Secretary: Acts as a receptionist and performs general clerical duties in assigned area. Prepares, updates and maintains patient charts. Transcribes physician orders. Assists with processing admissions, transfers and discharge papers for patients. Schedules treatments and tests. Maintains needed supplies.
    • CNA: Under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN), the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) performs tasks for patients’ Activities of Daily Living to promote comfort and safety, assists RN with the collection of patient data and performs selected procedures. Complies with established standards and procedures.
    • Unit Secretary: High School plus specialized training (6 mons-2 yrs)
    • CNA: High School or Equivalent (GED)
    • Entry Level
    • Unit Secretary:
      • Completion of Health Unit Coordinator program is preferred.
    • CNA:
      • Certification as a Nursing Assistant.
      • Current BLS and/or CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross or the ability to obtain certification within 6 weeks of hire.
    • Unit Secretary:
      • Proficiency in use of personal computers.
      • Medical terminology knowledge.
    • CNA:
      • N/A
    • Unit Secretary:
      • Serves as a resource for physicians, staff, patients and visitors regarding hospital activities and policies.
      • Prepares, updates and maintains patient charts.
      • Knowledge of how to locate, enter or correct orders or other information in Sunrise.
      • Ensures that the complete charts are sent to the appropriate areas for transfers and discharges.
      • Assists in the orientations and training of new staff and student clinical rotations as requested.
    • CNA:
      • Demonstrates competency with specific clinical skills and techniques that are listed in the department/unit skills list.
      • Performs tasks for patients’ Activities of Daily Living (ADL) to promote patient comfort and safety.
      • Assists the RN with collection of patient data such as but not limited to the following examples: Vital Signs, Patient weights, Intake & Output, Blood glucose/ urine multi-stix and Pulse Oximetry.
      • Promptly and courteously responds to any patient call light.
      • Consistently conducts regular rounds and observes patient activity.
      • Performs routine patient treatment/procedures.
      • Documents patient care tasks performed and communicates effectively to RN on delegated tasks, such as but not limited to: patient data collection, treatments and procedures, and ADL’s.
      • Promptly and clearly observes and communicates to the RN changes in the patient’s condition.
      • Patient rooms and department work areas are organized and maintained in a neat, clean and well-supplied manner.
      • Assists the patients by orienting them to the hospital routine in a sincere and helpful manner.
      • Recognizes the occurrence of life-threatening situations and emergencies and takes the appropriate actions in a timely manner. #cb

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.

Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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