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Unit Secretary Transporter PACU DT

Company: NCH Healthcare - Naples Community Hospital
Location: Naples
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Essential Job Accountabilities: Job Summary: The Unit Secretary/Transporter position provide 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/Transporter maintains the non-clinical aspects of the nursing units. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Maintains supplies, preparing reports and maintaining unit records. Performs communication tasks needed to keep patients, visitors, physician, nurses and ancillary staff informed through the use of communication devices such as written memos, telephones, patient intercommunication systems, faxes, pagers and computer terminals. Receives physicians, visitors, and ancillary staff, assisting them when possible. Requires knowledge of current information about the patients, and the Healthcare System, human relations, and effective use of language. Performs errands as necessary to take specimens to the laboratory and is qualified to obtain blood for transfusions. Obtains and returns items to Central Distribution, and pharmacy to include IV Fluids and biologicals, to include general medications, with the exception of narcotics when tube system is inoperable. Transports medical records. Expedites safe transfer of post-operative patients from PACU to patient room via stretcher, or to care per wheelchair. Practices universal precautions with all patient contracts and maintains appropriate isolation techniques when transporting patients and cleaning stretchers. Properly handles IV#s, drain tubing, and other support equipment and maintains safety and integrity of those systems. Notifies receptionist or nurse on nursing unit of patient#s arrival, leaves chart at desk, and safely transfers patient to bed with assistance of unit personnel and receiving nurse. Assists with maintaining levels and storage of supplies and equipment, including bedside stocking, oxygen tanks, CS equipment, and special ordered supplies, to include general medications, IV fluids and biologicals with the exception of narcotics. Education, Experience, Qualifications: High School diploma or GED. 6 Months clerical experience. Medical terminology experience or completed/passed a recent medical terminology class within 60 days of hire. CPR certification required at time of hire.

Keywords: NCH Healthcare - Naples Community Hospital, Cape Coral , Unit Secretary Transporter PACU DT, Other , Naples, Florida

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