Unit Secretary Bonita FSED PRN
Company: NCH Healthcare - Naples Community Hospital
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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
nursing unit. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Facilitates
and coordinates physician orders, enters all appropriate nursing
orders into PowerChart and maintains paper chart order. 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
appropriate resource. 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 multitask. Education, Experience, Qualifications: Minimum of
High School or GED required.
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