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Unit Secretary - Emergency Department in Huntington Park, CA at Avanti Hospitals

Date Posted: 7/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Community Hospital of Huntington Park

Job Title: Unit Secretary - Emergency Department 

City: Huntington Park / State: California    

Emergency Department

Day Shift

From 6:30 AM

To 7:00 PM

                                      


Job Description and Job Responsibilites

Job Title:  Unit Secretary

Job Summary:

Performs clerical, receptionist duties and maintains the physical environment of the Nurses’ Station.  Performs under the supervision of a licensed nurse, individually assigned patient care activities based upon established patient care policies and procedures.  Participates in patient care as an active member of the healthcare delivery team. Reports to Licensed Nurse, Charge RN, Nursing Director.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Demonstrates ability to prioritize and organize clerical  / receptionist duties and work flow

  • Demonstrates ability to correctly operate office equipment and maintain a safe environment

  • Complies new charts, maintains current charts, files reports from other departments, transcribes MD orders accurately and timely to appropriate areas under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, confers with Charge Nurse regarding patient needs

  • Performs essential role in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, regulatory standards and fulfills other job duties as requested within scope

  • Serves as a role model for the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization and fulfills other job duties as requested within Scope of Practice

  • Maintains current competencies as well as updated knowledge in specific area of practice

Behavioral Standards: 

  • Exhibits customer and service oriented behaviors in every day work interactions.

  • Demonstrates a courteous and respectful attitude to internal workforce and external customers.

Communication/Knowledge:

  • Provides accurate and timely written and verbal communication of clinical information in a manner that is understood by all involved in the delivery of patient care.

  • Able to listen, understand, problem-solve,and carry-out duties to ensure the optimal patient care outcomes.

  • Able to use IT systems in an accurate and proficient manner.

Collaboration/Teamwork:

  • Contributes toward effective, positive working relationships with internal and external colleagues.

  • Demonstrates cooperation, flexibility, reliability, and dependability in all daily work activities and a willingness to collaborate with others for the good of the customer and the organization.




Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred.  Requires at least 6 months prior clerical experience.  Hospital experience and medical terminology and computer skills preferred. 

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Current BLS for Health Care Providers card.

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.

 

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred.  Requires at least 6 months prior clerical experience.  Hospital experience and medical terminology and computer skills preferred. 

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Current BLS for Health Care Providers card.

ADA/Physical Demands:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Such accommodations must be requested by the employee/applicant in order to be considered.

  • Required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear; and may taste and smell.  The employee is regularly required to lift, push and/or pull weights in excess of 10 pounds, with assistance. Visual abilities, auditory abilities, must be intact to perform duties.