Atlantic Health System is seeking a per-diem Unit Associate for the 3 West Ortho Department at Chilton Medical Center to work 7am-3pm, including 2 weekend shift per 4 weeks.
Maintains integrity medical records
Answers telephone courteously stating location, name & title.
Facilitates communication of all calls to the appropriate team member.
Conveys potential problems with charge nurse/point person.
Acts as a receptionist: greeting new admissions, visitors, physicians and all members of the health care team.
Picks up mail form the mailroom, sorts and distributes mail.
Answers call bell politely, promptly, speaks clearly and utilizes a normal
Tone of voice and notifies staff of patient's requests.
Performs all admission, transfer and discharge functions
Assigns beds collaborating with charge nurse/point person in accordance with Medical Staff rules & regulations, and Administrative guidelines.
Completes all clerical duties for discharges, transfers, admissions, and expirations.
Facilitates all patient expiration processes: expiration documentation, completion of fatal case report, notification of coroner, Sharing Network, clinical operation office, information desk, physician & family as appropriate.
Maintains patient boards and logs up-to-date.
Transcribes physician orders in a timely and accurate manner and places in designated area for RN to check and sign off orders.
Performs computer downtime procedure including completion of required forms.
Maintains a safe work environment
Adheres to Standard Precautions and infection control policies.
Maintains an orderly and clean safe environment.
Follows fire and safety regulations reports environmental and safety hazards appropriately
High School diploma or GED required
Able to write and speak English
Hospital experience preferred
Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Computer skills preferred
Completion of training program.
Ability for attention to detail.
Good communication skills.
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune's 'Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For' list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.
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