CNAI/Unit Secretary-IMCU (Critical Care Step-Down Unit- Full Time Days in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 10/24/2019

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a part of Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported with more resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke University Health System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, quality and patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensive operational experience - making our hospital even stronger. 
Duke LifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve is quality, expertise and commitment.
  • Quality is the cornerstone of Duke LifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and our hospital strive to achieve. 
  • Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth of expertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospital delivers. 
  • And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to work collaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengthening local healthcare delivery for the future.  
For more information about Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com
Job Description:
  1. The Nurse Aide I, under the supervision and/or direction of a Registered Nurse performs routine duties in caring for hospitalized patients.
  2. Performs and exhibits sound judgments and technical skills for NA I in nursing treatments and procedures as assigned.
  3. Ensures comfort and safety of patient at all times, observing and reporting to nursing staff pertinent observations about the patient condition as appropriate.
  4. The Unit Secretary, under the supervision and/or direction of a Registered Nurse, performs clerical duties on a nursing unit.  The Unit Secretary also acts as receptionist, receives and directs visitors demonstrating courteous communication skills.

  5. Answers telephone and call lights, referring questions / complaints through proper channels.

  6. Notifies physicians of consults / admissions.

  7. Accurately transcribes physician orders.

  8. Keep accurate tele monitor logs.

  9. Exhibits flexibility in meeting department needs.

  10. Supports Nursing Staff, Patients, and Physicians.
IMCU- Frye’s Intermediate Care Unit consists of 13 beds and is an ICU step down unit. The Intermediate nursing team cares for a variety of monitored patients including those with cardiac and neurological conditions, providing valuable experience for a future in critical care nursing if desired. The American Heart Association has awarded Frye the Get with the Guidelines Gold plus Heart Failure Award and the Gold Stroke Award. If you prefer a smaller unit with complex cases and exceptional teamwork, Intermediate may be the unit for you.

Job Requirements

Must maintain NA I certification with the Division of Facility Services in the State of North Carolina.
Current CPR certification with AHA
High school diploma or equivalent required 
Knowledge of medical terminology is preferred

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran