Delphi Health Group

  • Medical Unit Secretary

    Job Locations US-FL-West Palm Beach
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/27/2018 12:48 PM)
    ID
    2018-1268
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    SUMMARY OF MAJOR FUNCTIONS:         

    The medical unit secretary provides support to the nursing and medical team by performing clerical duties to maintain an organized healthcare office.  He or she should promote a line of communication between the client and clinical staff. Additionally, he/she is expected to complete tasks in a timely manner and uphold customer care and service to ensure safety and promote the overall good health of the clients.

    Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Administrative responsibilities such as answering phones, scheduling appointments, arranging transportation, making copies, and preparing forms as needed.
    2. Coordinate with nursing staff to create MD List/Psych List every morning before the doctor arrives on campus ensuring all clients are seen in a timely manner and within the standards of LOC guidelines. Distribute lists to all supporting staff.
    3. Maintains communication between physicians, nursing staff, and clinical team to ensure care is provided as per MD orders.
    4. Compile, possess, and maintain physical chart such as lab results, EKGs, PPD results, and external files i.e. hospital records for Nurse/MD review and transfer to client specific Electronic Medical Record in a timely and accurate manner.
    5. Communicates with medical staff to ensure all patient information, documents, and files are obtained and recorded in a timely manner.
    6. Facilitates nursing staff in obtaining and documenting vital signs while maintaining compliance with the policies and procedures of the facility and its regulating agencies.
    7. Assist in record keeping of all supplies and report needed supplies to Nursing Supervisor/Medical Administrator.
    8. Works as a team on the nursing unit. (Utilizes supervisory feedback to improve performance, attends in services etc.…)
    9. Performs other duties as assigned my Nurse Manager/DON/Medical Administrator
    10. Serves and protects the hospital community by adhering to professional standards, hospital policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and JCAHO standards.

    Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High School Diploma or GED, familiarity with medical terminology, basic mathematical and computer skills.
    • The unit secretary must be familiar with all applicable medical laws and regulations, especially regarding the dissemination of patient information.

     

                Physical Limitations:

    Able to walk and work standing on feet up to 75% of each shift. 

    Must have high level of mobility necessary to assist patient’s needs.  Able to lift to 50 pounds (i.e. Luggage).

     

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