Health Unit Clerk Rapid City Hospital Emergency Department Part Time

Regional Health
Rapid City

Job Description


RCH Emergency Services

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Rotating (United States of America)

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.

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Regional 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.

Employment Type

Part time

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