Unit Assistant - Cardio Pulmonary in Urbana, IL at Carle Health System

Date Posted: 4/1/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Urbana, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/1/2021

Job Description

Position Summary:
The Unit Assistant provides clerical support to nursing units. Facilitates communication with other departments, visitors, patients, medical staff and employees. Serves as a public relations liaison for the unit.

Qualifications:
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
None Specified

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Basic Life Support (BLS)

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
None Specified

Essential Functions:

  • Provides routine clerical and customer service support to unit staff. Greets all guests to the unit and assists them with their needs.
  • Serves as a liaison between nursing staff, other departments, physicians, and patients/families by answering unit phone and appropriately disseminating information.
  • Works with other department to provide basic equipment maintenance and serves as a resource to staff for use and troubleshooting of office equipment.
  • Transcribes physician orders accurately and in a timely manner. Schedules appointments, consults, diagnostic tests and examinations for patients on nursing unit. Initiates, compiles and maintains patient charts.

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