Unit Clerk - Operating Room - Per Diem-02873-4095
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Atlantis
Job: Admitting Registration Clerical & Scheduling
Schedule: Per Diem/PRN
The Unit Secretary acts as the primary clerical resource for the unit. Position duties and responsibilities include:
Performs a range of clerical duties that support the operations of the unit.
Acts as unit receptionist greeting and directing visitors.
Assists in the ordering, receipt and storage of supplies.
Assembles patient charts.
Answers unit telephone, transferring calls, determining when staff members should be paged and taking and forwarding messages.
Serves as an important link in the communication chain ensuring information is transmitted between nursing personnel, other hospital personnel, physicians, patients, family members and other guests.
Assists in entering patient information in Meditech computer system.
Maintains nursing station in neat and orderly manner.
Completes special projects for unit director, supervisors and charge nurses.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Required Qualifications include:
High school degree or equivalent
Previous clerical experience.
Previous experience as a Unit Secretary in a hospital setting preferred.
Strong customer service skills.
Familiarity with medical terminology.
Computer literacy is preferred.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching and some lifting.
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