Company: Chesapeake Regional Healthcare
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Position Summary:Under the leadership of the departmental
Nursing Director, the Unit Secretary provides administrative and
secretarial support and services that are consistent with the
strategic vision, goals, philosophy, and direction of the Nursing
department and CRHS. The Unit Secretary performs a variety of
reception and clerical support duties relating to the operation of
the assigned nursing unit and assists the nursing staff in the
delivery of care as directed. Basic Qualifications: Education:
Requires a high school diploma or a GED state certification.
Experience: Requires up to three months of work-related experience
or any equivalent combination of education, training and
experience. Licensure, Registrations & Certifications: None
Essential Job Responsibilities: Screens departmental telephone
calls and notifies the appropriate staff in a timely manner.
Promptly answers patient call lights and directs responsible staff
accordingly. Ensures that nursing staff is notified immediately
when triage is needed. Classifies, sorts, and files
correspondences, articles, records, and other documents. Gathers
unit records and prepares, completes, and/or processes departmental
reports, records, billings, etc. Requisitions and distributes
office supplies. Transcribes physicians orders accurately and
promptly. Completes manual and computerized requisitions as
necessary. Ensures work area is clean, organized, and supplies are
available. Follows accepted protocols related to discharge
transportation arrangements. Correctly orders patient and stock
supplies for the assigned patient care unit and assists in putting
them up. Prepares reports and compiles statistics as required and
assist the department director with other assigned duties.
Participates in performance improvement studies and integrates
performance improvement standards into work-related activities.
Attends professional development programs and in-service training
and meets the minimum requirement for continuing professional
education. Assists the nursing staff in providing basic care to
patients as needed. Performs other related job duties as
Keywords: Chesapeake Regional Healthcare, Albany , Unit Secretary, Other , Cordele, Georgia
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