Nursing Unit Assistant

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Nursing Unit Assistant

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 18, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :NURSING UNIT ASSISTANT
Community :KAMLOOPS
Facility :ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, BC is looking for Casual Nursing Unit Assistants…..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.

Hours of work: Rotating Day, Evenings: 08:00 to 16:00, 16:00 to 21:00

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 – 37.5 hours per week.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

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.**

**Please Note**

  • We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
    Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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