The General Medical Department at Kootenay Lake Regional Hospital in Nelson, BC is looking for a casual Nursing Unit Assistant. Apply today!
When you apply, please ensure you include the following documentation for your application to be considered :
A current Typing Test 40 wpm or greater completed within past 48 months from a recognized institution;
A Nursing Unit Assistant Certificate;
A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position;
This position performs a variety of clerical duties related to the operation of a patient / resident care area, such as :
Prioritizes, processes, coordinates and transcribes physicians’ orders;
Acts as a communication link for the Unit;
Schedules, books and coordinates patient / resident appointments;
Assembles and maintains patient / resident charts, inputs patient / resident data and transcribes information into relevant systems such as MARS, Kardex, Careplan, charts or electronic health record systems;
Clerical duties - keyboarding, data entry, filing, compiling, preparing and maintaining statistics, producing reports, delivering and picking up items, maintaining unit supply levels and meeting minutes;
Maintains timekeeping records for regular and relief staff and submits / enters to payroll systems;
Observes patient / resident call signals and relays messages to the appropriate personnel.
Hours of work : Rotating Days, 08 : 00 to 20 : 00, 08 : 00 to 16 : 45
Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you.
Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces....Be part of a dynamic team!
Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.
Education, Training and Experience :
Graduation from a recognized Nursing Unit Clerk Program and Medical Terminology, Plus
One year’s recent related experience, Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Completion of a Typing Test 40 wpm or greater, dated within the past 48 months and must be issued from a valid institution only.
ON-LINE TESTS NOT ACCEPTED)
Skills and Abilities :
Ability to keyboard 40 w.p.m.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Ability to utilize a variety of computer software applications.
We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and / or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor.