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Nursing Unit Assistant
Location:Cranbrook
Facility:EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
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Competition #:01304704
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Department:EKH MH PSYCHIATRY
Reports To:NURSE MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$23.51
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
Comments:**Please submit a Nursing Unit Assistant Certificate and a Typing Test (min. 40 wpm within past 48 months). On-line tests not accepted.**

Position Summary

East Kootenay Regional Hospital in Cranbrook, 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;
• Your Resume;
• A Cover Letter stating your availability to start in a new position;
• Certificates/Diplomas/Transcripts must be from accredited Colleges/Universities.

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: Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 15:30.

This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week.
 
Qualifications

• Grade 12,
• 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.

**ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.**

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT