The Unit Secretary maintains the overall organization of the nurse's station. She/He is responsible for the accurate transcription of physician orders and/or requests, and processing of patient needs by direct communication with the appropriate personnel. This position summary contains the most relevant duties and responsibilities and does not exclude other assignments not mentioned.
BLOOD-BORNE PATOGENS EXPOSURE CATEGORY (OSHA)
Category I: Exposed to blood-borne or potentially infectious material. ______
Category II: Sometimes exposed to blood-borne or potentially infectious material. ___X___
Category III: Not exposed to blood-borne or potentially infectious material. ______
Must have good knowledge of the English language.
Must have above average skills in spelling.
Must be computer literate.Prefer experience with Microsoft Office products or similar product.
Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS's Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.
EDUCATION / LICENSURE:
High school graduate/GED
SUBJECT: EXPOSURE DETERMINATION
Refer to Infection Control Manual
Protective Gear Checklist
Legend: X - Routinely required
S - Required if soiling of clothes or splash is likely
NOT APPLICABLE: _X____
PHYSICAL DEMANDS CATEGORY:
Physical Ability 1: ______
This employee will perform administrative work, i.e., sit at desk to work. Employees in this category should be capable of very light labor.
Physical Ability 2: ___X___
This employee will perform clerical and/or physical work; i.e., clerks and first line supervisors. Work is fairly active, but a portion of the time is spent at a desk or bench. Involves occasional light lifting (15 lbs.), considerable walking, some bending, stooping and squatting. Employees in this category should be capable of light labor.
Physical Ability 3: ______
This employee will perform moderate physical activity; i.e., maintenance, gardener, dietary, printer or stocker. On feet most of the time. Involves bending, stooping, squatting, turning, reaching, and occasionally lifting objects weighing more than 35 pounds. Employees in this category should be capable of moderately heavy labor.
Physical Ability 4: _____
This employee will have heavy physical stress on the back. Includes police officers, truck drivers, sanitation, warehouse, personnel, construction, nurses, etc. Involves frequent heavy lifting - more than 50 pounds - often combined with bending or turning. Employees in this category should be capable of heavy sustained labor.