Patient Care Secretary - Womens Surgical Unit - PRN

Anne Arundel Medical Center
Annapolis, MD
Jun 20, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Full Time
Refer Save Apply Job ID: LJS-34138 Description: Contributes to the provision of high-quality, cost-effective health care as an integral member of the patient focused care team. Responsible for the effective processing of written and verbal information related to patients, coordinating the flow and functioning of the unit, and facilitating communications among all medical staff, hospital staff, patients, and visitors.Provides support for unit operations and quality patient care. Assists physicians, and other licensed independent practitioners (LIP) with entering computerized orders into EPIC.Serves as a resource for answering questions and locating required items for patient care.Processes confidential patient information and paper records efficiently and accurately according to established Health Information Management policies.Assists with the assembly of patient records for transfer to other levels of care (internally and externally) and at time of discharge/transfer.Assists with printing transfer information including dictated summaries and diagnostic radiological CDs for facility transfers.Ensures all paper chart elements are transferred to Medical Records within 24 hours.Answers primary unit telephone and triage calls appropriately. Greets patient families and visitors upon arrival to unit.Provides on-going visitor and staff assistance in a pleasant and helpful manner, according to established standards for all age groups.Seeks other opportunities and takes action to continuously improve patient and family satisfaction.Orders and maintains all unit stock according to unit standard.Ensures adequate unit operations with sufficient supplies of necessary paper documents ie informed consent, transfer forms, death certificates, and downtime procedure forms in each alcove and unit stock.Assists with accurate documentation of unit specific admission, discharge and transfer sheet.Provides leadership team and educator confidential administrative support and data entry by assisting with copying, preparation of departmental reports related to skills and competency, and education records.Participates in unit shared governance, councils and committees according to unit departmental standards. Assists with Unit based meeting minutes as required.Educates and orients new staff as requested.Provides required shift communication for patients, physicians, nursing staff and families by administration of informational Gǣwhite-boardsG?, staff assignments and Jeron and Spectralink phone assignments.Reports to and consults with unit director for other tasks that may include payroll support, environment of care and fall rounds, safe place and badge management and other duties as assigned.Transports medications, as necessary during the usual course of supporting nurses in the care of patients, in keeping with policy and procedure regarding medication security. Ensures that medication is delivered to persons authorized to handle medication according to AAMC policy.Reports to and consults with unit director for other tasks that may include payroll support, environment of care and fall rounds, safe place and badge management and other duties as assigned.Required: One year in a professional office environment or equivalent. Must be a mature, responsible individual who is assertive, confident, and caring. Strong interpersonal, organizational, and prioritization, and computer skills required; minimum 35 wpm typing required. Demonstrates effective communication skills both verbal and written. Demonstrates knowledge concerning hospital registration adhering to current hospital policies when appropriate.Required: High School Diploma/GED Requirements: Expertise Support Services Clinical/Office Support Services Clinical/Office Schedule PRN/Contingent PRN/Contingent Location Annapolis Annapolis

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