Catholic Health Initiatives Department Support Assistant - Mercy West Lakes 5th Med Surg - PT .6 (Evenings) in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa
Department Support Assistant - Mercy West Lakes 5th Med Surg - PT .6 (Evenings)
Performs clerical work and coordinates communications within the assigned nursing unit. Facilitates communication between the nursing unit and other hospital departments.
Performs clerical duties for the nursing unit by maintaining charts; answering multi-line phones; greeting and assisting customers in a friendly and timely manner; and sorting and distributing mail.
Utilizes computer applications (Electronic Health Records, etc.) and communication technologies (Teletracking, Vocera, Hillrohm System, etc.) effectively.
Communicates patient information or department needs such as dietary, environmental services, and all Information Technology issues.
Maintains a safe, neat, and organized work environment by ordering and stocking supplies, forms, and equipment as necessary. Identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters repair requests; and conducts environmental rounding.
Prepares documents and records in compliance with regulatory requirements.
Demonstrates work practices consistent with safety, security, and infection control policies, including adhering to the Safe Medication Handling protocol for both delivery and removal of medications.
Conducts auditing of records, data, and transactions per unit management team request.
Maintains meeting room schedules.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- High School Diploma or GED required and must be 18 years of age.
Primary Location IOWA-WEST DES MOINES-MERCY WEST LAKES
Daily Schedule Evenings
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48
Weekends Required None
Req ID: 2018-R0163361
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.