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Health Unit Clerk | Surgical Services | Full Time 36 Hours

Company: Regional Health
Location: Rapid City
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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Job Family

Nursing Support


RCH Surgical Services

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


Job Summary

Assist the nursing staff in providing efficient, effective and safe patient care specific to diagnosis and age of patient served, utilizing communication, and clerical skills. This is based on the knowledge of growth and development over the life span. The care is provided under the direction of the nurse in accordance with accepted hospital standards, policies, unit specific competencies and the South Dakota Nurse Practice Act.

Job Description

Essential Functions:

Completes all assigned clerical activities.

Contributes to patient care in accordance with unit guidelines.

Contributes to the permanent document of patient data.

Recognizes an emergency situation and initiates appropriate responses.

Able to prioritize physician's orders and initiate appropriate action in a timely manner as evidenced by observation and feedback.

Accurately transcribes physician's orders as evidenced by chart review/audit.

Acts as a receptionist and participates in admission, discharge, and transfer of patients as evidenced by observation and feedback.

Utilizes sound judgment in the reporting of data and in the provision of patient care.

All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements


Education - High School Diploma/GED Equivalent in General Studies

Certification - Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) - South Dakota Board of Nursing

Experience - 1+ years of Clerical Experience; 1+ years of Medical Terminology Experience

Physical Requirements:

Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

Make a difference. Every day.

Monument Health 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.

Keywords: Regional Health, Rapid City , Health Unit Clerk | Surgical Services | Full Time 36 Hours, Other , Rapid City, South Dakota

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