OverviewPosition Summary: Provide clerical and secretarial services to the nursing unit. For more information on this position or others contact: Michelle Ball firstname.lastname@example.org 865-374-5363 Responsibilities
Performs clerical duties related to procedures such as admission, discharge, transfer, and death.
Ensures STAT orders are brought to the attention of licensed nursing personnel.
Transcribes physician’s orders accurately and in a timely manner and notifies consults as ordered.
Requisitions supplies and equipment, maintenance and repair services, and prepares related forms. Keeps unit stock and equipment inventories at appropriate levels.
Answers telephone and intercoms; relays and documents messages. Helps to ensure that follow-up to patients request is timely.
Assists physicians in obtaining reports from lab, radiology, etc.
Schedules patient tests, diagnostic procedures, and doctors appointments for patients as requested.
Organizes patient charts in proper sequence. Labels and replenishes all necessary forms.
Employ all established infection control policies including standard precautions, transmission based isolation precautions, OSHA standards, safety measures and proper body mechanics in performance of job.
Act as preceptor to HUC I.
If not a CNA, must demonstrate competency as a Patient Care Assistant by completing the Patient Care Assistant training class within Covenant. Must also have six or more (6+) months of full time work in a HUC I role.
Obtains patient records from other facilities.
Manages patient flow via flowboard if applicable.
Assures appropriate discharge disposition in electronic medical records
Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Assigns and distributes cardiac telemetry equipment to designated hospital staff.
Retrieves cardiac telemetry equipment from nursing units as directed.
Admits and discharges patients from the telemetry monitoring service.
Maintains cardiac related equipment in a state of readiness in coordination with Bio Medical Engineering staff.
Identifies life threatening cardiac rhythms and institutes proper emergency procedures
QualificationsMinimum Education: None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED. Miniumum Experience: Must be a CNA, MA, or EMT at the time of hireorbe a HUC I, PCA, CNA, MA, or EMT with six or more (6+) months of experience at a Covenant Health facility and complete the Covenant Health’s Patient Care Assistant training protocolOR For HUC II working in Cardiac Areas-completion of Apex modules 1-6 and/or telemetry class completed prior to hire or placement in a HUC II role Licensure Requirement: External new hires must have CNA certification. Apply/ShareJob Title Health Unit Coordinator II ID 3781367 Facility Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center Department Name CRITICAL CARE UNITFull-time