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Health Unit Clerk | Spearfish Medical/Surgical | Full Time – 40 Hours

Spearfish, SD USA Full time 24_2781

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Starting Pay Rate Range

$16.79

to

$19.30

(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

Assist the nursing staff in providing efficient, effective and safe patient care specific to diagnosis and age of patient served, utilizing communication, and clerical skills. This is based on the knowledge of growth and development over the life span. The care is provided under the direction of the nurse in accordance with accepted hospital standards, policies, unit specific competencies and the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Completes all assigned clerical activities.
  • Contributes to patient care in accordance with unit guidelines.
  • Contributes to the permanent document of patient data.
  • Recognizes an emergency situation and initiates appropriate responses.
  • Able to prioritize physician's orders and initiate appropriate action in a timely manner as evidenced by observation and feedback.
  • Accurately transcribes physician's orders as evidenced by chart review/audit.
  • Acts as a receptionist and participates in admission, discharge, and transfer of patients as evidenced by observation and feedback.
  • Utilizes sound judgment in the reporting of data and in the provision of patient care.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Preferred:

Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Certification - Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) - South Dakota Board of Nursing

Experience - 1+ years of Clerical Experience; 1+ years of Medical Terminology Experience

Physical Requirements: Medium work - exerting up to 10 pounds of force constantly (67-100% of the time), and/or up to 25 pounds of force frequently (34-66% of the time), and or up to 50 pounds of force occassionally (up to 33% of the time), and/or up to 50 pounds seldomly to move objects. Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, or tissues. Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths (including 8 and 12 hours), which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours.

Job Category

Nursing

Job Family

Nursing Support

Department

SPH Med/Surg-Nursing

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Shift

Employee Type

Regular


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