Catholic Health Initiatives Dept. Support Assistant (Days) in NEWTON, Iowa
Dept. Support Assistant (Days)
Location: NEWTON, IOWA, UNITED STATES
Requisition #: 2019-R0255669
Post Date: 2 days ago
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 72 (Days)
Primary Location: IA > NEWTON > SKIFF MEDICAL CENTER
JOB SUMMARY: Provides secretarial and clerical services which facilitate smooth unit operation and patient care. Functions under direct supervision of Director Nursing Unit.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Initiates and assembles the medical record forpatients on the assigned unit.
Assists nursing staff with maintenance ofmedical record.
Transcribes physician orders in anaccurate/timely manner.
Double checks Physician orders throughout theshift and at the end of the shift.
Maintains / updates patient computer profile andcare area.
Posts results of diagnostic studies on medicalrecord.
Reports abnormal results to patient’s primarynurse as results are received.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Facilitates patient discharge or transfer anddisbursement of the medical record.
Facilitates monitoring and ordering of papersupplies and chart packets.
Demonstrates commitment to customer service.
Demonstrates appropriate communication skills:i.e. telephone, computer, nurse-com, fax
Ordersand maintains and adequate number of supplies and charge items
Attendsat least 80% of the unit meetings, reads 100% of unit meeting notes,attends the majority of Town Hall meetings, and attends all mandatory in-services.
Ability to read, write, and follow written andoral instruction in English.
Ability to comprehend basic medical terminologyand radiology tests.
Ability to operate a computer efficiently.
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Medical Secretarial course highly recommended.
EXPERIENCE: Prior secretarial/clerical experience helpful.
Requisition ID: 2019-R0255669
Market: Skiff Medical Center
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