Supports delivery of patient care by providing clerical and receptionist services to patients, families, visitors, staff, physicians, departments that support patient care, and all other customers of a Patient Care Unit with regular guidance. Facilitates efficient workflow, supports appropriate use of technology, and fosters effective communication.
Processes orders according to guidelines, follows computer downtime procedures.
Enters and updates information in computer system to assure current information and retrieves data accurately.
Maintains unit log according to guidelines, makes follow up appointments, and performs discharge related clerical tasks.
Responds to patient call system and patient requests providing clear, current information to families, visitors and staff.
Uses telephone, patient call system, beeper/paging system, fax/copy machine, scanning, unit specific monitoring devices, pneumatic tube system and to facilitate flow of communication, equipment and supplies.
Orders, maintains and uses supplies in a cost effective manner.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and < 1 year relevant industry
7:00 pm-7:00 am/3 Shifts a week
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The Leapfrog Group: grade"A" in Hospital Safety Score
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American Association for the Advancement ofScience: 12 facultymembers elected fellows in 2014
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