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Administrative Care Tech

Company: Memorial Health University Medical Center
Location: Bluffton
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


 

Do you have the career opportunities as an Administrative Care Tech that you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

 

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Memorial Health Savannah we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

 
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

  • Student Loan Repayment 

  • Paid Personal Leave

  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)

  • Identity Theft Protection discounts

  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as an Administrative Care Tech  where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued?  If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

 

 The Administrative Care Tech contributes to high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of clerical and patient-related services to support departmental operations.  The Administrative Care Tech functions as receptionist for the unit and assists the patient care team with patient centered secretarial tasks while maintaining a clean, well-organized, and safe patient environment.  As a member of the patient care team, the Administrative Care Tech also assists the nursing staff in providing basic patient care, in accordance to the individual’s training, hospital policies, and state regulations for delegated nursing tasks by unlicensed personnel.

 

What you will do in this role:

Greets and attends to patients/visitors in waiting areas, directing them to other departments, communicating regularly, and keeping them informed of wait times as needed. Promotes and displays a positive, customer-oriented demeanor.

Performs patient-centered secretarial tasks, such as physician order entry and creating, labeling, and organizing patient charts.  Disassembles and files charts after discharge.  Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.

Receives and directs all incoming calls and relays pertinent messages to others while maintaining accuracy, clarity and confidentiality. Exercises good judgment and discretion in all communications and escalates issues as appropriate.

Fosters positive first impression by ensuring waiting area and work areas are tidy, organized, and safe for visitors, patients and family members.

Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computer and other office equipment, including all equipment used for communication, such as intercoms, fax machines, and clinical documentation systems.

Orders and re-stocks office and other unit supplies as needed. Performs minor office equipment repairs and upkeep.

Serves as a communication liaison between unit and other hospital departments.

Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse.

Obtains and records initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, height and weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, intake and output, calorie counts, and other patient information as outlined by policy.

Documents observations, interactions, patient responses to performed activities, and any physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence. Reports observations of individual patients to the RN/Team Leader.

Assists with mobility by regular turning and positioning, dangling, and ambulating patients.  Assists with use of walkers, crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Transfers patients to and from other units, departments, or entities.  Assists with discharges.  Demonstrates proper body mechanics.

Provides or assists with care, including non-sterile dressing changes, skin protection, application of heat or ice, venous compression devices, oral suctioning, specimen collection, enema, catheterization and indwelling urinary catheter removal, drain maintenance, basic wound care, and other tasks supported by policy and regulations.

Retrieves supplies from pharmacy, storage room, or tube systems and delivers as permitted by regulation and hospital policy.

Assists with patient preparation for surgery or other procedures.

Assists patients with activities of daily living to include eating and drinking, bathing, shaving, oral care, grooming, and elimination.  Changes bed linens as needed.

Performs hourly rounding and responds promptly to call lights and patient requests. Strives to anticipate patient needs and resolve them proactively. 

 

Follows patient and employee safety/security policies and protocols, including hand hygiene, use of universal precautions, use of personal protective equipment, and adherence to isolation procedures.

Prepares and maintains clean, hazard-free patient rooms. Empties trash and removes soiled linens.

Assists with post-mortem care.

Assists in the setup, removal, and cleaning of equipment. Identifies malfunctioning equipment and initiates repairs.

 
 
 
 
 

Qualifications

High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent (Required)

Medical Technology Course or other vocational training (Preferred) 

1+ years of experience in an acute care setting (Preferred)

CNA Training Program (Required)

 

In 2018, Memorial Health University Medical Center affiliated with HCA Healthcare (South Atlantic Division), one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. HCA Healthcare has formed its mission and values to be patient-centered and for the good of all people, no matter the circumstance: Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. HCA has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere Institute since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

Memorial Health University Medical Center (MHUMC) is a 640+ bed hospital in the beautiful, southern city of Savannah, Georgia. The facility opened its doors in 1955 and has evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the region employing over 3,500 colleagues.

Memorial Health University Medical Center serves as a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center, the region's only Children's Hospital and the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine. We proudly serve 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina.

Memorial Health University Medical Center is always looking to grow and further advance in the healthcare industry, earning local, regional, national recognition of excellence. MHUMC uses its vast clinical knowledge, innovative operating strategies, scale and stability to transform healthcare and help our community thrive. Our goal is to create a new standard for excellence that will not only serve our current patients but also change the future of medicine

 

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Administrative Care Tech opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

 

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Keywords: Memorial Health University Medical Center, Albany , Administrative Care Tech, Other , Bluffton, Georgia

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