CNA/Unit Secretary Per Diem

Sutter Health

Job Detail

  • License Type Nursing And Advance Practice

Job Description

Position Overview:

Under supervision of Unit Director, Nursing Supervisor or shift Charge Nurse, performs necessary clerical duties which include preparing and maintaining patient medical records, scheduling patients for procedures, completing computer order entry/faxing of physician orders, communication with multiple hospital departments and outpatient clinics, ordering/stocking supplies at the nursing station, coordinating interdepartmental and visitor communications, thereby assuring smooth efficient operation of the Unit. Certified Nursing Assistant duties include direct patient care within the scope of certification and level of training. Interacts with various hospital personnel, patients, and families utilizing customer service philosophies while maintaining confidentiality.


  • HS Diploma Required
  • Certified Nursing Assistant – CNA Required
  • Certification or ability to become certified as a medical interpreter in Spanish or other foreign language Preferred
  • Basic Life Support Certification – BLS Required

  • Experience in a healthcare setting preferred
  • Hospital experience using an online computer order entry system preferred
  • Six (6) months acute care experience preferred


  • Knowledge of medical terminology required
  • Basic knowledge of ADLs (Activities of Daily Living) and vital signs standards for pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients
  • Excellent communication and guest relations skills, empathy, compassion, and good listening.
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Ability to handle a variety of stressful situations while remaining calm and professional
  • Ability to multitask, be flexible, and work independently in many situations
  • Operate basic office equipment, i.e., fax machine, computer, copier, etc.
  • Knowledge of interpersonal critical thinking skills required for the neonate/infant (1 day – 2 years), child (3 – 12 year), adolescent (13 – 17 years), adult (18 – 69 years), and geriatric (70+ years) with whom you work, serve, or come in contact.
  • Have the ability to lift 50-75 lbs.
Organization:Sutter Lakeside Hospital, Lakeport
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Variable
Shift Hours:12 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled:Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Rotating
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:Per CBA
Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted

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