Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is a 267-bed top-performing quality hospital with over 200 of the most highly respected and qualified physicians in the area. It is the only acute care hospital in the Tri-County area that offers open heart surgery, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission and an Accredited Chest Pain Center. An affiliate of the UAB Cancer Community Network, Fort Walton offers a Cancer Care Center that is accredited by the Commission on Cancer. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center also provides advanced care for critically ill patients, including cardiovascular and trauma injury care, and emergency services, including a main ER, Pediatric ER and Destin ER. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is in partnership with Twin Cities Hospital, located in Niceville. We are also the parent company of the Rehabilitation Institute, both located in Destin.
Perform clerical, receptionist and operational support duties, in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of FWBMC.
Participate in the unit based Quality Improvement process through daily data entry such as census, admissions, etc.
Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
Organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and to the Registered Nurse.
Completes, executes and performs secretarial tasks such as, Order Entry, filing and organizing patient charts and medication orders.
Communicates, interacts and participates in team work on the unit.
Demonstrates thorough working knowledge of ED and inpatient charts, physician orders and nursing orders.
Promotes and displays a positive customer oriented demeanor to patients, visitors, staff and physicians.
Demonstrates an understanding and is proficient in the use of a computer and office equipment.
Maintains the unit in optimal operating condition by cleaning general workstations, communicating supply needs, and providing input into the operational organization of work area.
Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.
Accurately maintains daily physician call schedule.
Reviews and corrects daily ancillary charge reports.
Assists in record maintenance and release of information in accordance with FWBMC policies.
Assists in completion of medical records by follow up with providors, review of chart for accuracy and assures completed records are forwarded for coding.
Observes central monitoring system for critical alarm events, notifies nurse as appropriate and runs monitor strips for patient record.
Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient harm.
Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
As a crisis prevention intervention trained staff member, responds appropriately to a manpower request (a.k.a. Dr. Love).
Other duties as assigned.
We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:
Student Loan Repayment
Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
Paid Personal Leave
401k (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
Identity Theft Protection discounts
Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
Medical experience preferred
Unit Secretary experience preferred
Monitor Tech experience preferred
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
Medical related experience required
Unit secretary experience preferred
Monitor tech experience preferred
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
Read and writes Basic English
Knowledge of body substance isolation
Ability to use a computer, typewriter and calculator
Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs