Unit Assistant; Medical Telemetry- Heights Location-6:00AM to 6:00PM
Under the general supervision of the Director, and according to established policies and procedures, provides administrative support for assigned patient unit. In doing so, inputs orders in HBO, schedules diagnostic tests and therapies for patients, assembles and maintains patients’ charts, answers telephone and intercom calls, providing routine, approved information, and relays other calls and messages. Interviews patient to obtain information necessary to complete the admission process in specific departments.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS
Experience in Acute Care facility preferred.
American Heart Association Heartsaver AED certification is required.
EDUCATION & TRAINING:
High school diploma or GED. One year work experience in order to complete written forms, comprehend and communicate verbal and written instructions and math skills to order supplies and assemble patient records.
- Interpersonal skills necessary in order to effectively and cordially interact with patients, families and various patient care personnel when obtaining necessary patient information and explaining Hospital policies and procedures.
- Analytical skills necessary in order to maintain admission and transfer records and gather various Hospital statistics.
- Clerical skills such as typing, computer knowledge and general medical terminology is preferred.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MINORITIES / WOMEN / VETERANS / DISABLED