Assists the healthcare team in coordinating, prioritizing and communicating patient, physician and staff needs. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Employee may perform other related duties as assigned.
Greets patients/visitors and directs/escorts to the desired location.
Triages patient call lights in a timely manner.
Communicates with patient, family members, visitors, physicians and associates in a professional and caring manner.
May be tasked with conducting patient rounds throughout the shift to inquire about patients’/visitors’ needs as well as orienting them to the unit and patient room.
Monitors the electronic record for new provider-entered orders. Coordinates the completion of the orders with nursing staff and other departments as appropriate.
Utilizes computer technology to access and exchange data, i.e., lab results, interdepartmental communications, etc.
Maintains non-EMR patient records as needed to ensure availability of accurate patient information.
Responsible for inputting daily and special charges as requested.
Performs clerical duties, maintains department/unit logs and coordinates services as needed.
Maintains thorough and confidential patient charts and records.
Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective patient care. Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed within assigned timeframe to promote consistent patient comfort.
Ensures that work environment and/or patient rooms are neat and orderly to enhance unit and hospital image. May be tasked with maintaining and stocking nursing supplies.
Consistently demonstrates flexibility and is agreeable to work schedules including weekends, holidays, evening and night hours as necessary to meet the needs of the patients and department.
Assists with quality improvement, safety and regulatory functions as directed. Participates in process change to improve unit performance and patient experience.
Assists in training other nursing support staff, volunteers, students and other hospital personnel.
Acts in a role of ambassador for visiting community members, as assigned.
Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment used in the patient care setting.
Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
· Education: High School Diploma or GED
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
· Previous nursing unit secretary or medical office experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
· BLS (American Heart Association)
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Organization: AdventHealth Littleton
Shift: 1 - Day
Req ID: 23026688
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.
Job Schedule: 7700 S BROADWAY
Pay Range: $15.95 - $28.51
Location: Littleton, CO
Job ID: 23026688
Job Family: Nursing
Shift: 1 - Day