Performs the clerical functions of the department.
Fulfills departmental responsibilities that foster the goals of the hospital’s mission and vision statement.
Provides a supportive environment that encourages teamwork and ensures effective communication
Effective and strong communication Skills – verbal and written
Answers department telephone in a professional manner, creating a friendly, cooperative
impression on callers.
Appropriately uses the paging and nurse call systems.
Demonstrates knowledge and ability to respond appropriately to codes (RED, BLUE, GREEN,
BLACK, YELLOW, ORANGE, and PINK).
Management of computer systems to enter orders, including tagging of verbal orders and tagging of
Ability to manage and access reports as available on MEDITECH, (doctor round reports, diet lists,
requests, dietary requests and messages).
Maintenance of department logs and reports.
Set-up, maintenance and tear-down of patient charts in a timely manner.
Maintains inventory and organization of department equipment and supplies (maintains control of
lending and borrowing of same).
Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
High School Diploma /GED required
Basic computer skills
Good communication skills