Performs general clerical duties on a nursing unit by preparing, compiling, and maintaining records in a hospital nursing unit.
Records, transmits and/or files written and verbal communications to, from, and within the nursing unit to staff, patients, and physicians.
Transcribes physicians’ orders.
Schedules and signs patients in and out for surgery, treatments, or tests as indicated.
Orders and stores unit supplies.
Makes necessary phone calls for special orders for doctors, patients or nurses.
Maintains current and orderly chart files
Assembles patients’ charts for transfers or discharges.
Answers telephone or intercom.
Records and relays messages.
Greets, directs, and instructs visitors as necessary.
Assist physicians in locating patients’ charts and appropriate primary nurse.
Prepare routine, confidential and/or special reports, documents and records.
Assists with patient care/quality assurance audits.
Required: High school diploma or equivalent
Required: Must be familiar with medical terminology, and have experience with the use of a computer. Preferred: Previous experience as a Unit Secretary preferred.
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Valley Baptist Medical Center – Harlingen
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