Receptionist activities, coordinating with other departments, maintenance of equipment and supply inventories, post discharge phone calls Ability to learn to utilize a computerized order entry system to request specific therapies, tests, meals for patients, to transfer and ,…
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I. JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY:
Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, provides secretarial support for assigned nursing unit.
Functions include, maintenance of patient and unit records, receptionist activities, coordinating with other departments, maintenance of equipment and supply inventories, post discharge phone calls.
High school degree or equivalent required.
Familiarity with medical terminology normally acquired through completion of a medical terminology course to be able to transcribe physician orders.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Ability to read and write to complete requisition forms and computerized order entries, comprehend and communicate complicated verbal and written instructions and ability to perform basic math skills in order to calculate total patient census, order supplies, assemble charts.
Ability to learn to utilize a computerized order entry system to request specific therapies, tests, meals for patients, to transfer and discharge patients and familiarity with the keyboard.
Ability to prioritize as well as attend to multiple demands and requests simultaneously.
Ability to function effectively under stress.
Competent to safety handle medications
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
Ability to sit for prolonged periods and occasionally walk and stand.
Normal hospital working conditions on a nursing unit.
Conditions of Employment
Successful completion of Unit Secretary training within the probationary period.
Location: · Unit 58- Ortho/Neuro Schedule: Part Time, Evening 8 Hour Shifts (3 pm11:30 pm), 24