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Nursing Asisstant I/Unit Clerk

Job ID: 63654
Location: Hendersonville, NC
Facility/Division: Pardee UNC Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening Job

Job Description


Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Unit Clerk / Nursing Assistant


The Unit Clerk / Nursing Assistant organizes and facilitates common administrative and logistic tasks arising from the regular clinical operations of the unit. As needed, this role also steps in to deliver patient care utilizing the nursing process under the direction of a Registered Nurse.


  • Coordinates patient movement to and from the unit, whether within the hospital, to other institutions or as part of the discharge process. Assists patients and their families during admission to the clinical area, orientation to the hospital/clinic/home health experience, and discharge.
  • Answers patient and family queries by phone or other mediums and escalates to appropriate staff as needed. Schedules patient discharge and post-discharge consultations. 
  • Acts as primary service representative for unit to staff and visitors. Maintains simple accountability systems for the unit, such as physical environment checklists. 
  • Assists physicians and other health care providers with routine examinations and procedures, as well as procurement of equipment and supplies during emergency situations. 
  • Observes, collects, and documents patient information obtained while providing care and promptly report significant changes in the patient's condition to a registered nurse or physician. 
  • Assists patients with routine activities of daily living (ADL) such as bathing, dressing, feeding and assisting with ambulation as outlined in plan of care 



  • Associate’s Degree or an equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Experience with common computer applications including Microsoft Office or similar. Experience using simple e-commerce or online ordering tools. 
  • Must have nursing assistant certification, such as Nurse Aide I registration as administered by the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) or equivalent
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification 


  • Experience working with an electronic medical recordkeeping (EMR) system such as EPIC
  • Experience working in a hospital setting. 

Job Details

Legal Employer: Pardee - HCHC

Entity: Pardee UNC Health Care

Organization Unit: Progressive Care Unit

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Evening Job

Location of Job: PARDEEHOSP

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No

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