Patient Services Technician - Clinical Decision Observation Unit

Providence Health & Services Torrance , CA 90501

Posted 2 days ago

Providence is calling a Patient Service Technician, Part Time, Evening 10 Hour Shift, 3pm-1am to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Facilitate a safe and secure environment for the patient, family and providers in the department in completion of the duties delegated to them for the shift and maintaining clear communication between the needs of the patient through the RN and Nurse Leader.

  • Oversee the front desk operations, including welcoming and check-in of patients (room readiness), families and visitors.

  • Be responsible for checking employee badges and monitoring the noise level in the area.

  • Assist with transport and/or escort of patients as needed, as well as holding patients/infants for care or procedures.

  • Communicate effectively with the RN and other team members regarding equipment issues as well as patient, family and physician issues or concerns.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of Medical Terminology course required or successful completion of hospital medical terminology test within 90 days of hire

  • One year recent experience as a Unit Secretary or equivalent position/experience

  • Proficient in Medical Terminology and/or take a class within 90 days of employment

  • Current Basic Life Support ( BLS ) Certificate for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association

  • Basic computer skills

About the hospital youwill serve:

Providence Little Companyof Mary Medical Center Torrance is a436-bed non-profit hospital serving the greater South Bay communities of LosAngeles since 1960. We are proud of our reputation for clinical excellence, useof advanced technology, and a distinct focus on providing care with a personal,healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical, andcritical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including

Cardiovascular Services, Women's and Children's Health, Oncology, and EmergencyCare.

Providence Little Company ofMary Medical Center,Torrance is proud to be recognized as a Magnet Designated Hospital. We are the only South Bay area hospitalto be named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health; a distinction we have heldfour years in a row. As a recent recipient of the Premier Award for Quality bythe Premier healthcare alliance and the American Hospital Association McKessonQuest for Quality, our commitment to outstanding patient care and operationalefficiency is clear.

As a member of ProvidenceHealth & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believestrongly in respecting the dignity of each person and give special concern tothe most vulnerable members of our community.

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Patient Services Technician - Clinical Decision Observation Unit

Providence Health & Services