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Nurse Aide-Healthcare Tech

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Lincolnton, NC, United States
Job ID: 75979
Job Family: Patient Care Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Weekday with some weekends
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11091005330346-Nursing - 2E Medical/Surgical


Job Summary

Performs specialized clerical and technical work related to patient care. Manages information and provide services that enhance the quality of patient care and the environment in which the staff and physicians work.

Essential Functions

  • Communicates with patients, visitors, physicians, nursing personnel, and various health care workers by answering telephones, providing assistance at the nursing station, answers patient intercom.
  • Completes computer data entry requirements which include order entry, cancellation of procedures, and miscellaneous billing as required.
  • Reviews census, patient type, accommodation codes and updates as appropriate.
  • Reviews new admission documents received for the unit and/or transfers and places documents received in the appropriate section of the medical record.
  • Maintains a current census of patients and coordinates admission, discharge and transfer activities.
  • Maintains a desk calendar to include scheduled surgeries, diagnostic procedures, fasting tests, and pertinent calls.

Physical Requirements

Work requires sitting for extended periods of time, squatting and kneeling occasionally, bending, reaching or twisting frequently, pushing and pulling with force. Must be able to lift and carry moderately heavy loads occasionally. Manual finger dexterity. May be exposed to blood born pathogens. May be exposed to hazardous material or odors, which may be offensive or unpleasant.

Education, Experience and Certifications

High School Diploma or GED required. Previous experience as nursing secretary or background in medical terminology preferred.