Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental
regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and
respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as conversions, proportions, drug dosage calculations, IV flow rates. Ability to apply
concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and
Ability to utilize evidence and patient preference towards their treatment to inform decisions.
Other Skills and Abilities
Specific to area of work; please see competency and skill lists maintained in the Department or work area for this job.
Must exhibit a high level of interpersonal skills to effectively interact with other health care professionals, providers, and the public.
Must be able to read and interpret all physicians’ orders.
Must be able to communicate effectively at a level that the patient understands to enable them and their representatives to make
Must be able to use a typewriter keyboard to enter information into a computer.
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The
employee frequently is required to stand, walk, talk, and listen, reach with hands and arms, and push or pull. The employee is occasionally
required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability
to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to exposure to blood borne pathogens and exposure to air borne
infections/disease. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne
participles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
As a representative of the Hospital, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct effect on the hospital's image
and perceptions of its service quality. Interactions with patients, guests, visitors, volunteer workers, co-workers, supervisors, and other
employees must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior will promote an
atmosphere of teamwork and is congruent with the hospital's vision, mission, values, and guiding principles.
AGE POPULATIONS SERVED
The employee must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients/customers served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's/customer's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's/customer's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's/area's/department's policies and procedures.