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Unit Secretary Progressive Care PCU PRN

Capital Regional Medical Center - Tallahassee, Florida

Job Code: 00355-8345

PRN/Per Diem

PRN



Capital Regional is a 266-bed acute-care hospital that offers 24/7 Emergency Services in Leon an Gadsden Counties including; a Pediatric ER, Senior Care ER and an Express Care ER. Offerings also include a Bariatric Center, Behavioral Health Center, Cancer Center, Chest Pain Center w/PCI, Comprehensive Breast Center, Family Center, Heart & Vascular Center, Orthopedic Center, Physical Therapy Services, Seniors First, Sleep Center, Stroke Center, Surgical Services, Wound Healing Center, Network-of-Care Affiliated Physician Practices, and more.


POSITION SUMMARY:

Perform clerical and receptionist duties, in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of Capital Regional Medical Center.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Participate in the unit based Quality Improvement process.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
  • Organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and to the Registered Nurse.
  • Completes, executes and performs secretarial tasks such as, Order Entry, filing and organizing patient charts and medication orders.
  • Communicates, interacts and participates in team work on the unit.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of patient charts, physician orders and nursing orders.
  • Promotes and displays a positive customer oriented demeanor to patients, visitors, staff and physicians.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and is proficient in the use of a computer and office equipment.
  • Maintains the unit in optimal operating condition by cleaning general work stations and stocking of supplies.
  • Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system.  Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  • Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.
  • Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  • Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
  • Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • BLS – AHA Healthcare Provider required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 

  • Unit Secretary experience preferred
  • Medical terminology preferred

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

  • Read and writes Basic English
  • Knowledge of universal precautions
  • Ability to use a computer, typewriter and calculator
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D. Tobacco Free Campus

High School Diploma/GED

Last Edited: 02/15/2018

 

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