Southern Illinois Healthcare


Posted Date 2 months ago(2/21/2020 4:30 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Locations
Position Type
Per Diem
Weekend Requirement
Weekends as required
Observation Unit


Responsible for providing clerical unit support services as well as patient care assistance to the patient care team.


  • Safety
    • Maintains employee, patient and environmental safety.
  • Record Keeping
    • Maintains required records, logs, and other documents as required.
  • Process Improvement
    • Promotes a culture of process improvement by participating in programs/meetings that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
  • Role Specific Responsibilities
    • Assists nursing staff with patient care activities.
    • Assists in medical emergencies, including CPR
    • Performs duties as outlined in the SIH CNA Manual
    • Communicates change in patients condition to the Registered Nurse
    • Obtains specimen collections as ordered and in accordance with policy.
    • Contributes to a healthy workplace environment, by using professional communication skills.
    • Transports patients as required.
    • Transcribes and enters patient orders and charges, if applicable.
    • Arranges for services and follow-up appointments.
    • Answers call lights and phone calls and direct them to the appropriate caregiver.
    • Responds to Physician request and processes Physician orders.
    • Basic rhythm interpretation of telemetry strips.
    • Maintains confidentiality of patient information
    • Orders and replaces forms, office supplies and restocks for areas as needed.
    • Processes patient’s medical record.
    • Assist in the maintenance of office equipment.
    • Demonstrates telephone triage, etiquette and interdepartmental coordination.


  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Completion of Illinois approved CNA training program and passed a written competency test or current LPN or RN nursing student.
  • Basic Life Support Certification


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