Responsible for providing clerical unit support services as well as patient care assistance to the patient care team.
Role Specific Responsibilities
o Assists nursing staff with patient care activities.
o Assists in medical emergencies, including CPR
o Performs duties as outlined in the SIH CNA Manual
o Communicates change in patients condition to the Registered Nurse
o Obtains specimen collections as ordered and in accordance with policy.
o Contributes to a healthy workplace environment, by using professional communication skills.
o Transports patients as required.
o Transcribes and enters patient orders and charges, if applicable.
o Arranges for services and follow-up appointments.
o Answers call lights and phone calls and direct them to the appropriate caregiver.
o Responds to Physician request and processes Physician orders.
o Basic rhythm interpretation of telemetry strips.
o Maintains confidentiality of patient information
o Orders and replaces forms, office supplies and restocks for areas as needed.
o Processes patient’s medical record.
o Assist in the maintenance of office equipment.
o Demonstrates telephone triage, etiquette and interdepartmental coordination.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
IL CNA certification required.