Unit Secretary/Assistant | SICU | Elkhart General Hospital
Company: Beacon Health System
Posted on: May 31, 2021
JOB SUMMARY Performs receptionist and general clerical duties
relating to the general functioning of the patient care unit.
Assists with basic patient care activities in support of other
associates. Specific tasks to be performed are determined based
upon assignment and may include some or all of the duties listed
below. Reports to Director.# EGH Nursing Purpose: To ensure safe,
compassionate, innovate patient centered care, promote and engage
in the advancement of evidenced-based nursing practice, create a
culture of collaboration, professionalism and a healthy work
environment. MISSION,#VALUES and SERVICE GOALS##### MISSION: We
deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart. #
VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion. # SERVICE GOALS:
Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team. JOB
SPECIFICATIONS Education and Experience The knowledge, skills, and
abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the
successful completion of a High School Diploma or equivalent. Must
obtain Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS/CPR) within 3 months of
hire and maintain current certification. Previous experience in
taking vital signs, medical terminology, computer data entry,
scheduling and time management experience preferred. Knowledge #
Skills Must be able to prioritize duties to meet deadlines for
service. Legible handwriting, accuracy and organization skills to
efficiently prepare medical record forms, clinic visits and pull
charts for review. Good working relationships with others. Skilled
in EPF, PHS and Microsoft office products preferred. Supportive and
caring communication skills with clients. (good communication
skills both verbal and written). Knowledge of medical terminology.
Requires an understanding of the need to be responsive and
reasonably adaptable for scheduling purpose, when necessary, due to
the extenuating circumstances in support of co-workers and
department functions.# Strong team player. Communicates clearly and
promptly with supervising nurse in order to give prompt care and
experience for patients and families.# Working Conditions Able to
deal with significant amount of stress; frequent interruptions.
Possible eye strain from CRT terminal. Physical Demands Endure long
periods of sitting at a desk and adapting to surrounding situation.
Moderate standing, walking and stooping including filing and
restocking. Lift boxes up to 20 pounds in weight. Proper use of
body mechanics to prevent injury. Demonstration of exercises
requires excellent physical fitness and stamina.
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