GED or High School Diploma required
This position is in the Emergency Department of Roper Berkeley located in Carnes Crossroads of Summerville.
Assist the staff by performing clerical and patient care duties under the direction of an RN. Maintain and update patient records in a timely, orderly manner. Acknowledge and greet customers upon arrival to unit and demonstrate enthusiastic friendly approach.
Education: Graduate of an accredited high school or GED equivalency examination.
Experience: Prefer completed Fundamentals of Nursing or a Nursing Assistant Program or have experience as a patient care technician in an acute care setting or nursing home, or experience as an ED Technician.
Licensure/Certification: Must have a current American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider Card.
Primary Source Verification (if applicable): N/A
Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of clerical procedures and medical terminology. Skill in English grammar and spelling. Neat, legible handwriting. Ability to file and maintain patient records, files and reports. Excellent communication skills. Ability to use office equipment, such as multi-line telephones, computer terminals and printers. Knowledge of patient care tasks and techniques to provide nursing care. Ability to report changes in the patient's condition to the professional nurse. Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures to administer patient care. Knowledge of common safety hazards and precautions to establish a safe working environment. Skill in maintaining patient care record. Ability to communicate clearly.
Constant interaction with internal and external customers to include (but not limited to) patients, families, physicians, employees and visitors.