The USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital is one of six freestanding hospitals in the United States dedicated specifically to the unique health care needs of children, women and infants. The USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.
Abides by and enforces all compliance requirements and policies and performs these responsibilities in an ethical manner consistent with the organization’s values; adheres to hospital policies including confidentiality; participates in the evaluation of environmental and safety issues and intervenes appropriately; assists with orientation of new employees as assigned; safely performs essential functions with minimal supervision; utilizes proper body mechanics when moving equipment that is necessary to perform essential functions; maintains clean work area with appropriate forms and supplies; responds to call lights and promptly relays information to the appropriate nursing personnel; acknowledges the presence of staff, physicians and visitors at the nursing station; runs errands to support the needs of the unit; processes requests and orders during computer downtime; checks unit census and updates condition codes; utilizes a personal computer or terminal to access the Hospital Information System (HIS); enters requests for unit maintenance and repair; schedules and coordinates diagnostic procedures and continued care/follow-up appointments; orders supplies and unit inventory; enters physician orders accurately and in a timely manner; processes patient charges; checks unit census and updates condition codes; completes patient transfers and discharges; updates patient diet needs daily on HIS; replenishes chart stationary; serves as receptionist and answers the telephone in a prompt and courteous manner; performs general clerical duties; prepares unit admission packs; monitors patients’ charts frequently for signed MD orders; communicates with physicians, patients, families and healthcare team in person and via telephone; responds to overhead pages; notifies charge nurse when leaving the unit; maintains accurate and complete records by posting all forms and reports in correct order; updates kardex as needed; completes orders by forwarding forms utilizing the FAX machine; performs chart reduction; maintains a neat and properly ordered chart; prepares chart for Medical Records upon discharge; accepts and completes all duties positively and without conflict; cooperates, helps others and improves the performances of the unit; completes all mandatory unit, educational and hospital requirements; utilizes cost effective practices in performing all aspects of the job; adheres to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; keeps unit material/flow sheets stocked; keeps unit desk free of clutter at all times; transcribes delivery information from the medical record into the delivery register; processes laboratory samples for analysis in a prompt and accurate manner; enters patient charges on a daily basis; participates on committees as assigned; participates in Performance Improvement activities through quality measurement or participation of ICARE; accesses and accurately maintains electronic and paper medical records; regular and prompt attendance and the ability to work schedule as defined and overtime as required; related duties as required.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Working Days and Hours:
7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.
University of South Alabama - 14 months ago