USA

Unit Secretary

Boaz - Alabama (AL), 35957

Marshall Medical Centers

Job Description:

A US assists in planning, organization, and implementation of the activities occurring at the nursing station by performing clerical duties and maintaining the physical environment of the area.
Some of the many skills performed
  • Transcribe physician orders into MedAct
  • Breakdown and reverse patient charts
  • Stuff charts with blank progress notes and physician order sheets
  • Place lab and xray reports on chart
  • Place 24 hour summary and nursing documentation on chart
  • Operate fax machine, copier, and printer and keep filled with paper
  • Place phone calls to other facilities to arrange for patient transfer
  • Answer patient call beeper and document patient requests on beeper pad
  • Maintain Nextel phone log
  • Notify Environmental Services and Plant Operations of need for vacant room check
  • Documentation during Code Blue
  • Notify physicians and ancillary departments of consults
  • Answer phones
  • Greet visitors at desk
  • Keep patient information confidential
  • EDUCATION:
    • High School Graduate or Equivalent preferred
    • Basic computer skills preferred
    • Knowledge of basic medical terminology preferred

    LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
    • After orientation must demonstrate competence in the unit secretary clerical skills and knowledge required of the position

Location: Marshall Medical Centers · Acute care South ST 2 and ST.3
Schedule: Casual/PRN, Days, alternating days

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