Unit Secretary, Women's Center
Company: Parrish Medical Center
Posted on: November 4, 2018
General Description: Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager/Director or Clinical Coordinator. The hospital unit secretary is vitally important to the smooth day-to-day operations of the unit. Responsible for entering written physician orders in the electronic medical record, and performing essential secretarial duties such as answering phones, entering patient data, making patient discharge appointments for physicians, nurses, case managers, and other providers on specific units or floors. Prepares and compiles patients' medical records, and acts as the nursing station receptionist, welcoming visitors, answering the phone, and responding to patients and visitor requests. Has access to the locked Clean Utility/Meds/Nourishment rooms. Key Responsibilities:Enters written orders in computer system; notifies physicians and other providers of consults, and notifies key departments of STAT orders such as ABGs, Respiratory treatments, EKG, Diagnostics, Lab, etc. Fax written medication orders to Pharmacy and deliver copy to the Nurse. Makes discharge appointments as directed by the Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse, Clinical Coordinator, Case Manager or Director. Assist with patient registration to Health Bridge Portal System. Assist with scheduling procedures per written orders. Responds as a receptionist to patient, staff, physician and visitors and other departments. Relays messages and coordinates information exchanges demonstrating professional telephone etiquette and interpersonal communication skills. Rounds frequently providing assistance to physicians and other provider staff in Meditech 6.0 system. Updates patient charts as requested posting EKG strips and monitoring for written orders. Monitors status board for Stat orders, Telemetry application or discontinuation, Change to inpatient status, Discharge Orders, etc. Verify advanced directives and LACE tool completion and notify nurse of necessary updates. RequirementsFormal Education:Vocational or other technical school, certification, training or apprenticeship required beyond High School.Work Experience:0 to
Keywords: Parrish Medical Center, Titusville , Unit Secretary, Women's Center, Administration, Clerical , Titusville, Florida
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