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Our team members are the heart of what makes us better. At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives – and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community. Together, we keep getting better – advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.


A day in the life of a Unit Assistant at Hackensack Meridian includes:
Performs accurately the transcription of physician orders and entry into the computer with RN validation.
Responsible for efficient communication, receptionist role and customer service activities related to clerical aspect of the nursing unit.
Assists RN, interdisciplinary team members and physicians by getting their charts, obtaining data, information or provide assistance as requested during shift.
Responsible for efficient notifications and processes required for patient placement through-put, transfers and discharges.
Uses organizational skills to prepare, compile, and maintain accurate and complete charts.
Operates Omnicell and computer system efficiently for order entries, inquiries and charges.
Maintains a safe environment of care that promotes patient and personal well-being.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
High School diploma, general equivalency diploma (GED), and/or GED equivalent programs.
Successful completion of unit assistant course and/or training program, including medical terminology and computer skills

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
Previous clerical experience and medical terminology preferred.
Computer skills and exposure to health care setting preferred.
Sitting at computer work station; standing, walking; minimal pushing, pulling, lifting, and multi-tasking.

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