UPMC Altoona is looking for a full time ER/Clinical Secretary.
The ER/Clinical Secretary functions as an Emergency Department team member by working with the nursing staff indirect and indirect nursing care of the patient. This includes but not limited to clerical duties, computer use, stocking, ordering of supplies, cleaning, data collection, patient transportation and public relations.
This is an AFSCME position posted on April 10th, 2019.
Assist Patient Care when asked with : Transporting patients to CT. Assists in and out of bed to bathroom. Assists with food trays and patient/family needs. Assists on/off bedpans. Holding patient for treatments. Answers call bells. Assist with any other request.
Assists in the orientation of all new Emergency Department staff: nursing, trauma assistants, and secretaries.
Consultations - notifies consults, documents time notified, monitors return calls for re-notification and for documentation.
Demonstrates flexibility in response to increase of patient flow and emergency conditions and sets appropriate priorities.
Knowledge of Code Grey Protocol and activation
Education and Formal Training Required: Must be graduate from a medical secretarial program, medical assistant program, two year active EMS experience as EMT or EMT/P, or equivalent experience.
Experience Required: None
Specific abilities: 1.Adapt to constant change inherent in healthcare. 2.Maintain good working relationships with the Medical Staff, Administration and other departmental personnel who are involved in the care of patients.
Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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