• Unit Secretary/CNA - Surgery Center (Full Time)

    Posted: 10/31/2021

    POSITION SPECIFICS
    Title:  Unit Secretary/CNA - Surgery Center
    FTE:  0.9 FTE (36 hours/week)
    Schedule:  Monday - Friday from 7:00AM - 3:30PM
     
    POSITION SUMMARY
    Coordinates the daily surgery schedule to best utilize the operating rooms and to respond to staff, physician and patient needs.  The position also performs direct patient care under the direction of the Registered Nurse.

    POSITION TECHNICAL RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. Coordinate all aspects of preparation for the daily surgery schedule.  Requires interaction with a diverse group of people to prioritize the day's surgery schedule. 
    2. Communicate changes in the surgery schedule, emergency or STAT situations, messages, etc.
    3. Accurately and methodically transcribe ordered surgical case appointments to the Electronic Medical Record, OR Module.
    4. Legibly transcribe daily surgical schedule, which includes daily staffing assignments and contacts staff who have schedule changes.
    5. Maintain open line of communication with physicians, their office staff, other departments such as pathology, neurology, medical imaging, presurgical coordinator, and all other areas of the Surgery Department.
    6. Compile information and records. Transcribe staff meetings and Committee minutes.
    7. Responsible for assisting with ordering all orthopedic implants.  Orders other supplies as requested.
    8. General secretarial functions, such as filing, mail and maintaining office supplies. 
    9. Assist with Quality Improvement projects.
    10. Maintain strict confidentiality.
    11. Prepare, maintain and take down charts per unit protocol
    12. Assist as needed in the reprocessing, post anesthesia care unit and with the transferring of patients.
    13. Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, assist CNA team on an as needed basis by performing duties such as but not limited to;
      •  Report changes in a patient’s physical or mental status to the nurse.
      • Remove IV catheters.
      • Perform glucose screening.
      • take vitals and document patient cares according to unit policies.
    14. Adhere to the Surgery Department Code of Ethics as it pertains to other team members.
    15. Provide information to patients based upon the cares being provided.
    16. Ensure a clean and safe patient environment, equipped with adequate supplies for each patient. Assist in keeping the patient rooms, supply rooms, and hallways clean and orderly.
    POSITION REQUIREMENTS

    Education
    • Required: High School Degree or equivalent
    • Preferred: None
    Experience
    • Required: None
    • Preferred: None
    Licenses and Registrations
    • Required: None
    • Preferred: None
    Certification(s)
    • Required:  Certified Nursing Assistant certification required within 9 months from date of appointment.  Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 3 months of hire date
    • Preferred: None
     BENEFIT SUMMARY
    1. Competitive health and dental insurance options
    2. Flexible paid time off to balance work and life
    3. Retirement plan with immediate vesting and employer match
    4. Free membership to our state-of-the-art fitness facility
    5. Generous tuition reimbursement
    6. Employer provided life and disability insurance
    7. Free parking at facility
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