Unit Secretary 2 Observation DT
Company: NCH Healthcare - Naples Community Hospital
Posted on: September 25, 2022
350 7th St North
$1,500 SIGN ON BONUS
* Essential Job Accountabilities:
* Job Summary:
* The Unit Secretary position provides a vital link in the chain of
Quality of Care, communicating and scheduling the physician orders,
relaying patients' requests and needs to the nursing and ancillary
staff. The Unit Secretary maintains the non-clinical aspects of the
* Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Facilitates and coordinates physician orders, enters all
appropriate nursing orders into PowerChart and maintains paper
* Maintains supplies, prepares reports and maintains unit records
under the direction of the charge nurse or department manager.
* Assists and prioritizes non-clinical aspects of admission,
discharges and transfers of patient, including hospital-to-hospital
transfers via ground transport, helicopter and air ambulance.
* Maintains patient records by entering data according to the
Healthcare System's policy and procedures, preserving
confidentiality, checking for deficiencies, and providing forms as
necessary. Assesses all forms making sure all are signed and
complete (labeled correctly)
* Answers patient call lights promptly and courteously, notifying
the appropriate care giver of the patient needs. Possesses the
ability to prioritize patient requests and communicate them to the
* Receives physicians, visitors, and ancillary staff, assisting
them when possible, including referring them to other departments
or units within the NCH Healthcare system.
* Performs errands as necessary, including obtaining and returning
supplies to Central Supply, Pharmacy, Lab, Dietary, etc.
* Demonstrates basic knowledge of patients currently on unit.
* Demonstrates polite and courteous phone etiquette with ability to
clearly communicate with others.
* Restock supplies in the department as needed.
* Demonstrates effective organizational skills and ability to
* Education, Experience, Qualifications:
Minimum of High School or GED required.
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