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Unit Secretary Health Unit Coordinator - signing in bonus

Company: Interim HealthCare
Location: Severn
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

General Purpose:Organizes and implements the clerical, reception and transcription functions of the assigned nursing unit under the supervision of the Charge Nurse or Nurse Manager according to the policies and procedures of the contracting employer.Essential Functions:

  • Utilizes computers for the majority of job tasks. (e.g. order entry, supply ordering, test results retrieval). - Uses appropriate manual systems as indicated. -
  • Performs "reception" functions for the unit including, but not limited to, answering the telephone, greeting patients, visitors, physicians, handling correspondence, and scheduling appointments.
  • Reads and interprets policy and procedure manuals, written physician's orders, equipment operating instructions and safety manuals.
  • Understands instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form.
  • Responds to inquiries or complaints from physicians, patients, family/visitors, co-workers and other health care providers and supervisors in accordance with the policies and procedures of the contracting employer.
  • Applies basic math to job situations. (e.g. graphing vital signs, drug administration times, supply ordering)
  • Establishes effective relationships with patients, physicians, families/visitors, coworkers and superiors. -
  • Demonstrates accurate and courteous telephone skills.
  • Interacts with patients with a wide variety of diagnoses, conditions, and diseases.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • Responds to emergency/disaster situations according to the policy and procedures of the contracting employer.
  • Operates equipment and devices according to manufacturer's operating instructions and contracting employer's policy.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient information in accordance with contracting employer's policies and procedures.
  • Works under the direct supervision of the contracting employer who is also responsible for monitoring work in progress and reevaluating the status of the assigned work at the end of the shift/assignment.
  • Completes training for new assignments/tasks and any subsequent competency validation per the direction and procedure of the contracting employer.
  • Completes other assignments as requested and assigned.
  • May have access to personal health information ("PHI") necessary to fulfill the above duties and responsibilities. - Access to use and ability to disclose PHI is further defined by each organization/department.Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:
    • Graduate from a Unit Secretary/Health Unit Coordinator program or training and experience deemed appropriate by the contracting employer.
    • Able to provide proof of current Basic Life Support (BLS) training as required by contracting facility.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required: -
      • Effectively reads and communicates in the English language.
      • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
      • Able to work as a member of a team, including but not limited to the ability to manage stress appropriately, to make decisions under pressure, and to handle multiple priorities.
      • Ability to maintain and demonstrate professional behavior at all times.
      • Meets applicable health requirements to provide patient care.Working Conditions & Physical Effort: -
        • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment within a clinic, school, hospital, nursing home, ambulatory center or occupational setting.
        • Ability to spend varying amounts of time sitting, standing, walking, stooping, stretching, and reaching.
        • Work environment involves occasional exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogen and/or potentially infectious or hazardous materials.
        • Sufficient endurance to perform the required physical and mental tasks over long periods of time.
        • Requires eye-hand coordination and fine motor function necessary to operate equipment necessary to perform job functions.
        • Ability to work in areas that are confined and/or crowded.
        • Physical activity is light and may require occasional lifting, carrying, pushing or pulling up to 20 lbs.

Keywords: Interim HealthCare, Severn , Unit Secretary Health Unit Coordinator - signing in bonus, Administration, Clerical , Severn, Maryland

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