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UNIT CLERK/CERT. NURSING ASST at Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work. A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values. The Unit Clerk/Certified Nursing Assistant assists the RN with implementation of an age appropriate plan of care through tasks routinely delegated by the RN, based on the patient's condition and the individual's skills. Maintains professional behavior when dealing with issues or conflicts, utilizing appropriate resources, as needed. Assists the RN to provide an environment conducive to safety for patients, visitors and employees. The concepts of the patient centered care delivery model will provide the foundation for all nursing care. Provides clerical support, performs unit based medical records duties and coordinates unit needs. Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. DISCLAIMERNorthwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: High School Diploma or equivalent BLS certification from the American Heart Association or obtain within 3 months of hire date and maintain certification throughout employment. Must possess one of the following: CNA certificate 2 years experience providing patient care EMT certification Currently enrolled in LVN, ADN, or BSN School of Nursing with completion of fundamentals Medical Assistant certification * * PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS Ability to read, write, and speak English. Bending, lifting (25 lb. minimum), grasping, fine hand coordination, pushing, pulling, squatting. Ability to twist and stoop Ability to communicate with patients, families, staff and physicians Ability to remain calm under stress Ability to comprehend and follow instructions Ability to response to pages Quantitative/mathematical ability (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, standard/metric measurement) Ability to repeatedly twist, squat, and stoop Sitting/standing long periods of time. Reaching for and handling charts, reports and supplies.