West Florida Healthcare is proud to be the only hospital in the area to offer all private rooms as well as the area's only Accredited Chest Pain Center. The facility is also an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and is the area's only accredited Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the all private room acute care hospital, the area's only comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital, and a mental health facility.
Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare offers major services in cardiology/cardiovascular surgery, oncology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, emergency care, behavioral health, obstetrics, rehabilitative medicine and many other medical specialties.
For more information about the hospital, visit www.westfloridahospital.com
The Unit Secretary/Monitor Tech acts as the primary clerical resource for the unit as well as monitors patients' EKG wave forms in a centralized monitoring station.
Duties and responsibilities include:
Performs a range of clerical duties that support the operations of the unit.
Acts as unit receptionist greeting and directing visitors.
Assists in the ordering, receipt and storage of supplies.
Assembles patient charts.
Answers unit telephone, transferring calls, determining when staff members should be paged and taking and forwarding messages.
Serves as an important link in the communication chain ensuring information is transmitted between nursing personnel, other hospital personnel, physicians, patients, family members and other guests.
Assists in entering patient information in Meditech computer system.
Maintains nursing station in neat and orderly manner.
Completes special projects for unit director, supervisors and charge nurses.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Minimum of a high school degree or equivalent required.
BLS through the American Heart Association required upon hire.
Previous clerical experience and CMT/cardiac experienced preferred.
Previous experience as a unit secretary and monitor tech in a hospital setting
Strong customer service skills required.
Familiarity with medical terminology is desired.
Computer literacy is required.
Completion of basic EKG/Arrhythmia course.
CNA experience preferred
squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
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