Med/Surg Unit Tech/Clerk - Full Time

North Ottawa Community Health | Grand Haven, MI

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Posted Date 4/08/2022
Description

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
  • FSA/DCRA
  • 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.

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Education

Required
  • High School or better

Licenses & Certifications

Required
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
Preferred
  • Nurse Aide Registry
Job Type
Full time

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