Unit Secretary - Nursing Services
The position is part-time and will work either the day shift that is 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. or the night shift of 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Job Summary: Provides indirect patient care in the medical surgical setting. Meets the communication needs of the patient/family, departmental staff and medical staff. Prepares and compiles records in the Medical Surgical Unit. Initiates directions from physician and nursing staff. Participates in performance improvement activities. Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies and procedures and standards.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepares medical records for new admissions and discharged patients.
Obtains appropriate nursing staff to assist patients/physicians in the care of the patient.
Enters and verifies orders in the computer system.
Logs all patients in the logbooks and in computer upon admission, transfer, discharge or expiration.
Transcribes physicians orders and follows through with the necessary paperwork.
Communicates appropriately and clearly to charge nurse, co-workers and physicians.
Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient's needs.
Orders supplies and printing weekly, obtains orders as required.
Retrieves all Clinical Lab results from computer and brings the results to the attention of the charge nurse.
Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
Answers telephone/intercom in a polite manner and communicates information to the appropriate personnel/family.
Performs all aspects of indirect patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Perform other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Previous medical secretary experience preferred.
Basic computer knowledge. Detail oriented.
Must be able to interact friendly and efficiently with the public. Ability to treat and work with all patients in a warm, friendly and caring atmosphere.
Position Type : Part Time
Shift : Other
Jessie Schneider - HR
Community Memorial Healthcare
708 N 18th St
Marysville, KS 66508
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