Emergency Department Unit Secretary/CNA I (Part-Time) - Outer Banks, NC

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The Outer Banks Hospital

Part Time



About the Outer Banks Hospital

The Outer Banks Hospital, located in Nags Head, North Carolina, is a full service critical access hospital offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital opened in March 2002 and is one of the newest hospitals in eastern North Carolina. The hospital's 21 private rooms are designed to meet the needs of our coastal community, whose year-round population of approximately 35,000 swells to about 250,000 in the summer season. The labor and delivery area consists of two labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum rooms, a five-bed nursery, a dedicated caesarean-section operating room and a triage room.


  • Follows departmental guidelines for absences and tardiness.
  • Complies with allotted break and meal times.
  • Is flexible with and participates collaboratively with unit self scheduling. Resolves staffing conflicts.
  • Participates in temporary assignment measures of department.
  • Attends at least 75% of unit staff meetings, and mandatory unit or hospital based in-services.
  • Participates in elective education offerings.
  • Is an active participant in unit and/or hospital based communities.
  • Practices collaboratively with colleagues and others members of healthcare team.
  • Shift reports and communications are timely, pertinent and accurate.
  • Follow established infection control/standard precautions policies and procedures.
  • Responds quickly and appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Is aware of standard of practice for profession or specialty and integrates such into daily practice. Demonstrates an awareness of self-responsibility and accountability for own professional practice.
  • Greets and directs patients, visitors and staff in courteous manner.
  • Can order and obtain other supplies as needed by unit. Will proactively seek out knowledge of how to order and obtain.
  • Can use phone system appropriately.
  • Maintains orderly and hazard free work area (secretary station, nursing stations, kitchen, lounge, storage areas, hallways).
  • Can promptly and accurately order lab work, radiology procedures, cardiopulmonary, consults and dietary orders utilizing SMS system.
  • Can promptly and accurately transcribe physician orders utilizing SMS systems, MAR and patient charts.
  • Accurately files diagnostic reports (lab, radiology, etc.) in medical record. Reports are filed in a timely manner.
  • Maintains unit logs and enters patient charges in timely and accurate manner.  Accurately assembles new charts/chart packs as needed. Breaks down discharge/old charts accurately and in timely fashion.
  • Orders and maintains supplies as needed for unit function smoothly. Know ordering process.
  • Performs quality control daily check for Glucometer.
  • Collects, reports and documents data (i.e. vital signs, height, weight). Intake and output in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Performs technical skills and comfort measures that provide for the patients plan of care and personal hygiene (i.e. feeding, bathing, elimination assist, incontinence skin care, wound care, ostomy care, catheter care, heat and cold treatment) as delegated by the Registered Nurse.
  • Assists with admission, discharge, and transfers of patients as directed by the RN. Ambulates, positions and turns patients as delegated by RN.
  • Assists with patient safety related to age and condition. Assists with patient specific safety precautions. Collects, reports, and documents data related to patient safety.
  • Provides and maintains a clean, safe environment and performs and/or assists others to perform proper aseptic technique, isolation procedures and infection control measure.
  • Prepares and assists patient during examination, procedures and treatments, assists MD and RN with such as needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School education or equivalent.  
  • Successful completion of a Nursing Assistant Course, current certification as a CNAI in the state of North Carolina, and current listing on the CNAI Registry with the Department of Facility Services.
  • Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Healthcare Provider status is required upon hire.
  • Knowledge of computer and other office equipment required.  Has the ability to manage numerous projects and able to set priorities.  Has the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Preferred Requirements

  • One to two years of further education preferred. College Education is desirable.
  • Experience in a healthcare environment.

Other Information

  • This is a part-time (24 hours a week), benefit eligible position in our Emergency Department.
  • Candidates must be willing to work both day and night shifts (7 pm-7 am or 7am-7pm).
  • The pay range for this position is:
    • Minimum: $10.35
    • Median: $13.43
    • Maximum: $16.50
  • Internal candidates will be given first consideration.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.


Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Tammy Davenport, Human Resources Specialist

Email: Tammy.Davenport@theobh.com

Tel: (252) 449-4545

Erin Forrest, Human Resources Technician

Email: Erin.Forrest@theobh.com

Tel: (252) 449-4544

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