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Unit Secretary/NA I - Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Job ID: 952074
Facility: Vidant North Hospital
Location: Roanoke Rapids, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Aug 18, 2021

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant North Hospital

Vidant North Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, 204-bed acute bed facility where residents of Halifax, Northampton and Warren counties in North Carolina and Mecklenburg, Brunswick and Greensville in Virginia receive a wide range of health services close to home. Vidant North Hospital’s team of more than 60 providers and 850 employees represent most medical specialties. In addition to 24-hour emergency care, we also offer intensive care, medical, surgical, orthopedic, behavioral health, rehabilitation and therapy services; a cardiac catheterization lab; and outpatient clinics. Our partnership with Vidant Health connects the communities we serve with broader access to various levels of care, enabling us to further customize treatment based on a patient’s unique needs.
 

Position Summary

The Unit Secretary is responsible for the safe, efficient, and cost-effective performance of the clerical duties of the patient care unit.  As a member of a team of healthcare professionals, the unit secretary functions as a focal communication source in the nursing station, interacting with culturally diverse patients and visitors across the lifespan, all members of the interprofessional healthcare team, and community contacts. The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) assists in the delivery of routine, repetitive care for patients across the lifespan that is safe, efficient, expedient, cost-effective, and adherent to all quality standards of care.  The CNA assists in the delivery of care under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse, and provides care that is grounded in mutually beneficial partnerships with patients and families.  The CNA will behave in a manner consistent with the ethical standards of all health care professionals.  As a member of a team of health care professionals, the CNA assists in the care of patients in a wide variety of clinical settings, and work responsibilities will include a combination of patient clinical contact and clerical duties.   The CNA will document in the electronic health record factual, accurate, complete, and timely information about the care provided to each patient and family.

Minimum Requirements

  • Current American Heart Association Heart Saver certification is required
  • Listed with the N.C. Division of Health Service Regulation as a Nursing Assistant I
  • Non violent crisis intervention training.  If not current at time of hire must complete within first 30 days of employment and maintained without lapse during employment

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.

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