Full-time Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm
Under the general supervision of the Transitional Rehab Director this position provides quality, professional, nursing care and medical oversight to St. John’s Transitional Rehab Center Patients.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Promotes the patient’s well-being and satisfaction by supporting patient-centered care while working as a member of the Clinical Support Team.
- Schedules appointments, procedures, and transportation.
- Make appointments and place in patient rooms
- Notify POA/Family of appointments if applicable
- Cancel and reschedules appointments
- Enter appointments in PCC and Sharepoint
- Fill out paperwork to go with patients
- Assist with completion of STI paperwork as needed
- Collaborate with family and therapy for scheduling
- Monitor unit oxygen – admissions, discharges and discontinuation
- Collaborate with nursing staff
- Fax oxygen information to BC supply
- Make photocopies and fax documents as needed
- Send home health, hospice, and assisted living orders on discharge
- Send home health referrals
- Communicate with lab and x-ray as necessary
- Complete lab slips for morning draws
- Call imaging with new orders
- Phlebotomy services as assigned with appropriate education if applicable
- Immunization management
- Refrigerator temps
- Daily glucometer checks
- Admit and Discharge patient from the computer
- Assemble, break down and manage patient charts and records
- Route forms to appropriate personnel
- Liaison with laundry, housekeeping, and culinary services
- Assist with staffing as assigned
- Manage call offs – send out messages for open shifts
- Notify leadership of call offs, issues
- Follow all facility policies and procedures
- Assists staff when necessary
- Works closely with physicians to determine appropriate care
- Assists as directed in emergency situations
- Assist visitors as necessary
- Take messages for nurses, if unavailable
- Contact maintenance and IT as appropriate
- Order supplies and equipment
- TC Stock orders from pharmacy, fax to pharmacy
- Restock as appropriate
- General unit organization, supply cabinets labeled
- Assist staff with DME ordering and oxygen procurement on discharge
- Maintain the confidentiality of all patient records
- Answers the phone and directs calls
- Check supply for expiration dates monthly
- Reports pertinent issues to the Nursing Administrator on-call.
- Participates in and receives the nursing report on assigned shifts
- Manages on call phone while on shift.
- Maintains inventory of equipment
- Facilitates the delivery of equipment/supplies to the area of need.
- Manipulates schedule to assure all care areas throughout campus have care coverage.
- Maintains the confidentiality of all patient care information according to the St. John’s Policy on HIPAA and Patient Rights
Minimum Requirements: Must be licensed as a CNA in the State of Montana. 2-5 years of experience desired. Can be combined with other medical experience if applicable.
Knowledge, skills, and abilities required:
- Ability to understand and express written and verbal communication. Ability to interact effectively and professionally with patient’s, family members, coworkers and other clinical support staff
- Ability to work independently and in a team
- Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects
- Ability to understand and follow safety policies and procedures
- Ability to use various health care supplies and equipment, including blood pressure devices, thermometers, wheelchairs, lifts, and oxygen suppliers, etc.
- Ability to understand and to contribute to patient charts and care plans
- Ability to relate to and work with the ill, elderly, disabled, emotionally upset, and at times, combative people within the facility
- Ability to respond to patient needs in a timely and professional manner, recognizing the patient’s rights
- Ability to deal with stressful situations (i.e. death and dying)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires moderate physical work more than 70% of the time, including lifting up to 25 pounds regularly and up to 50 pounds occasionally, standing, pushing, pulling, lifting, walking, and bending for prolonged periods of time.
- Work involves some exposure to dirt, dust, fumes, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
- Work involves some exposure to hazards, bloodborne pathogens, or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
- Normal health care environment.
- Work involves exposure to plants and animals within the environment.
The examples of essential job functions identify the major duties and requirements for the performance of this job and do not identify all duties, responsibilities and requirements performed by positions in this class.