General Definition and Scope of Job
The Unit Technician/Clerk, under the direction of a Registered Nurse, administers basic nursing care to patients and performs related tasks necessary to the functioning nursing unit. The Unit Technician/Clerk assists in maintaining an environment that is prepared for effective patient care.
JOB STATUS: Full Time, 72 hours per pay period, Night shift 7p-7a
What are the Minimum Skills, Experience and Educational Requirements?
- High School Graduate or equivalent.
- Current BLS certification, or within 6 months of hire.
- Registered Nurse Aide (CENA) in the State of MI or current enrollment in an accredited nursing program with successful completion of a nursing fundamentals course. Must provide evidence of current nursing program enrollment on an annual basis. Additional certifications considered (based on departmental requirements) may include: EMT/Medical First Responder, Medical Assistant, LPN. Those with equivalent work experience and or equivalent training may also be considered.
- Ability to successfully complete the general orientation.
- Ability to successfully complete the unit competency inventory/staff development plan.
- Able to read, write, and speak the English language effectively.
- Computer knowledge and experience required.
What are the Critical Demands of the Job?
- Ability to lift floor to waist level – 15 lbs.
- Ability to lift waist level and above – 10 lbs.
- Ability to carry objects up to 50 lbs.
- Ability to push/pull up to 100 lbs.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Frequent and prolonged standing and walking.
- Frequent bending, twisting, reaching overhead, and reaching forward.
What are the Working Conditions?
- Work performed in a pleasant, progressive, acute care environment committed to family centered care.
- Must be able to move from one task to another in an efficient manner.
- Must be able to use time efficiently.
- Unpredictable mealtimes. Breaks and lunches are scheduled around patient needs.
- Potential for exposure to blood borne pathogens or other infectious diseases.
- Must be able to tolerate wearing protective gear (including, but not limited to, barrier gloves, moisture impervious lab coats, protective eyewear, and face shields).
- Workload may be unpredictably high at times.
What Perks or Benefits Can You Look Forward to?
- Low cost benefits including medical, dental, and vision available to you and your dependents
- 401k/Roth, Financial Wellness Benefit
- Education reimbursement
- Generous Paid Time Off plan (PTO)
- 6 Paid Holidays
- Employee discount in the café, gift shop and pharmacy
- Great work environment with a family feel
North Ottawa Community Hospital is an 81-bed, acute care hospital located in Grand Haven, Michigan on the shores of Lake Michigan. We are a community health care system with a variety of inpatient, outpatient and support service. Affiliate organizations strengthen our seamless delivery of care, by transforming us into a health care delivery system.
Licenses & Certifications Required Preferred