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Clinical Support Tech I - GYN/GYN Oncology - 6 Women's

Company: UNC Health Care Systems
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Clinical Support Technician I for GYN/GYN Oncology - 6 Women's

This is a 22-bed unit dedicated to the advancement of patient and family-care, education and research in the field of gynecology and gynecology oncology. We care for the middle adult, adult and geriatric GYN/GYN Oncology and post partum patient. Four beds are available for Radiation Therapy. Our focus is to provide optimal care to persons with an actual and/or potential diagnosis of cancer. The 6 Women's staff utilizes a team approach to facilitate appropriate and effective care for our patients and families. Patient/families are encouraged to participate in their health care to maximize patient self-care skills and promote healthy lifestyles.

This is a 36 hours per week position; working 12 hour rotating shifts (7am-7:30pm and 7pm-7:30am) with weekend and holiday rotation. This position qualifies for an extensive benefit package including PTO hours, which are accrued based on the number of worked hours. This position requires the ability to attend a week long orientation (Monday through Friday, 7:30am-5:00pm) which is offered every two weeks.

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:

Responsible for assisting the professional caregiver in the delivery of patient care, transporting patient and/or equipment, setting up and maintaining patient rooms and performing a wide range of clerical, transcription, and maintenance of the patient care unit desk area functions.

Responsibilities:

  1. Assists physicians and other health care providers with routine examinations and procedures, as well as procurement of equipment and supplies.

  2. Critically reviews patient care documentation making note of any significant changes in the patient's condition and make an immediate report to a registered nurse or physician.

  3. Provides a variety of clerical tasks to include but not limited to organizing and prioritizing workload, greeting and directing visitors, researching information as requested by nurses and physicians, reviewing orders for logic and clarity, revising orders as requested by the nurse, answering the telephone/ patient call lights, transcribing physician orders, and maintaining medical records. Performs routine quality assurance audits, safety checks, and inventory of supplies. Provides administrative and clerical support including PI audits and data entry.

  4. Provides clinical support assistance to include, but not limited to, cleaning the work area, maintaining office equipment, troubleshooting common software and hardware problems, changing linens, checking supply inventory, re-stocking supplies, transporting patients/ supplies/ specimens, and assisting in the orientation of new employees and students.

  5. Provides direct personal care to patients as outlined in plan of care activities such as bathing, dressing, feeding, assisting with ambulation. Measures and records vital signs, and patient height and weight. May be responsible for specimen collection, skin preps/scrubs, catheter care, capillary blood glucose checks, simple wound care, range of motion exercises, and/or postural drainage.

  6. Reinforces routine teaching given to patients by the registered nurse or physician and document patient understanding of instructions. Distributes patient education materials at the request of patients and/or health care providers

Other Information

Other information:

Education Requirements:

High School diploma or GED

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

Listed as Nursing Assistant I with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider certification

Professional Experience Requirements:

One (1) year of clerical or customer service experience and six (6) months of related nursing assistant experience, which may include a nursing assistant course or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:

Must be fluent in verbal and written English language. Capability to develop computer skills if not competent.

Job Details

Legal Employer:STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Gyn /Gyn Onc

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 36.00

Work Schedule: Rotating

Location of Job: US:NC: Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

Keywords: UNC Health Care Systems, Chapel Hill , Clinical Support Tech I - GYN/GYN Oncology - 6 Women's, Other , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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