Nursing Unit Secretary Emergency Room Full Time Nights
May 18, 2018
Castle Rock, Colorado
Situated between Denver and Colorado Springs, Castle Rock Adventist Hospital is a new, 50-bed acute care hospital (opened in 2013) and Level III Trauma Center providing comprehensive health care to the greater Castle Rock community and surrounding areas. From experienced emergency services to delivering babies in our innovative and comfortable Birthplace, this hospital was built as a true community partnership between Centura Health and the people of Castle Rock. In the short time since it has been open, area residents not only look to this hospital for care, but enjoy visiting its community gardens, outdoor spaces and restaurant. The ER is one of the busiest in the area and staffed with board-certified emergency physicians and specialty-trained emergency nurses. We have on-site imaging that includes MRI, CT, ultrasound, X-ray and digital mammography as well as on-site laboratory services. If you are looking for the close-knit feel of a modern, neighborhood hospital in a picturesque, family-oriented community that offers the very best of Colorado living, we invite you to explore our opportunities. For more information about Castle Rock Adventist Hospital, visit http://www.castlerockhospital.org/.
Assists the healthcare team in coordinating, prioritizing and communicating patient, physician and
staff needs. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.
Minimum Education Requirements
High School Diploma or GED Minimum
Previous nursing unit secretary or medical office experience, preferred
Knowledge of medical terminology, preferred
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English
Basic computer skills
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association
Greets patients/visitors and directs/escorts to the desired location.
Triages patient call lights in a timely manner.
Communicates with patient, family members, visitors, physicians and associates in a professional and caring manner.
May be tasked with conducting patient rounds throughout the shift to inquire about patients'/visitors' needs as well as orienting them to the unit and patient room.
Monitors the electronic record for new provider-entered orders.
Coordinates the completion of the orders with nursing staff and other departments as appropriate.
Utilizes computer technology to access and exchange data, i.e., lab results, interdepartmental communications, etc.
Maintains non-EMR patient records as needed to ensure availability of accurate patient information.
Responsible for inputting daily and special charges as requested.
Performs clerical duties, maintains department/unit logs and coordinates services as needed.
Maintains thorough and confidential patient charts and records.
Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective patient care. Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed within assigned timeframe to
promote consistent patient comfort.
Ensures that work environment and/or patient rooms are neat and orderly to enhance unit and hospital image. May be tasked with maintaining and stocking nursing supplies.
Consistently demonstrates flexibility and is agreeable to work schedules including weekends,holidays, evening and night hours as necessary to meet the needs of the patients and department.
Assists with quality improvement, safety and regulatory functions as directed. Participates in process change to improve unit performance and patient experience.
Assists in training other nursing support staff, volunteers, students and other hospital personnel.
Acts in a role of ambassador for visiting community members, as assigned.
Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment used in the patient care setting.
Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements.
☑ Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently)
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