Nursing Unit Assistant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date May 21, 2020
Type Part Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $23.51 - Per Hour
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Nursing Unit Assistant

Competition #: 01386426
Employee Type: RELIEF PART TIME (0.53 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: HEU
Facility: KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL
Department: KGH 4 WEST SURG IP
Reports To: NURSE MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $23.51
Close Date: JULY 31, 2020*
Comments: **Please submit a Nursing Unit Assistant Certificate and a Typing Test (min. 40 wpm within past 48 months) from a recognized institution.**

 

Position Summary
Kelowna General Hospital is looking for a Relief Part Time Nursing Unit Assistant (0.53)…..Apply today!

When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered:
• A current Typing Test 40 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution;
• A Nursing Unit Clerk Certificate;
• Your Resume;
• A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position and on-call, casual work (i.e. days of the week).

This position and performs a variety of clerical duties related to the operation of a patient/resident care area, such as:

• Prioritizes, processes, coordinates and transcribes physicians’ orders;
• Acts as a communication link for the Unit;
• Schedules, books and coordinates patient/resident appointments;
• Assembles and maintains patient/resident charts, inputs patient/resident data and transcribes information into relevant systems such as MARS, Kardex, Careplan, charts or electronic health record systems;
• Clerical duties – keyboarding, data entry, filing, compiling, preparing and maintaining statistics, producing reports, delivering and picking up items, maintaining unit supply levels and meeting minutes;
• Maintains timekeeping records for regular and relief staff and submits/enters to payroll systems;
• Observes patient/resident call signals and relays messages to the appropriate personnel.

Qualifications
Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12,
• Graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk Program and Medical Terminology, Plus
• One year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Completion of a Typing Test 40 wpm or greater, dated within the past 48 months and must be issued from a valid institution only. (ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED)

Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to keyboard 40 w.p.m.
• Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
• Ability to deal with others effectively.
• Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
• Ability to organize work.
• Ability to operate related equipment.
• Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications.

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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