HCA Austin , TX 78719
Posted 3 weeks ago
Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Unit Secretary Emergency Room you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David's South Austin Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.
St. David's South Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:
Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
Colleague recognition program
Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
Learn more about Employee Benefits
Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Unit Secretary Emergency Room where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!
Job Summary and Qualifications
As a Unit Secretary, you will be responsible for secretarial functions in the appropriate department. You will interact with patients, visitors, physicians, office staff, and hospital personnel in a professional manner. You will communicate patient information, enter patient orders, prioritize the flow of patient information, and act as a centralized communication facilitator for patient care areas.
You will answer phones, route calls, and take messages
You will maintain unit-based logs on patients for admissions, transfers, and discharges
You will be responsible for ordering and maintaining unit supplies, forms, and handouts
You will keep health information management files and forms organized and orderly
You will obtain equipment needed by nurses
You will input patient charges into the computer for all designated chargeable services provided on the unit
You will be responsible for printing patient discharge instructions, relaying discharge and transfer information to the appropriate personnel, discharging patients from the system upon their exit from the unit, and notifying housekeeping of rooms to be cleaned after patient discharge
You will enter all physician orders, notify nurses of new electronic patient orders, and identify and report order policy violations
You will prepare new patient charts, maintain chart organization with required forms, and organize charts for transfer and discharged patients
You will assist, guide, and direct patients, visitors, nurses, and physicians
You will answer call lights, instruct transporters regarding the patient transportation log, and assist with sending specimens to the lab as needed
You will act as a resource for office equipment including computers, printers, fax machines, telephones, and paging systems
What qualifications you will need:
High school diploma or GED equivalent
College courses in a health related field - preferred
This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).
St. David's South Austin Medical Center, which is part of St. David's HealthCare. We are a 368-bed acute care facility offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties. Our services include a nationally accredited oncology program with the area's only adult Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program; advanced trauma care with a Level II trauma center; comprehensive cardiac, stroke and orthopedic programs; full-service maternity and newborn care; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop. St. David's South Austin Medical Center is affiliated with the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. We offer advanced robotic services for orthopedics, open heart and lung surgery, complex GI surgery, surgical oncology, general surgery, colorectal surgery, and urology. It was one of the first hospitals in Central Texas to combine the use of CT imaging and robotics to detect early stage lung cancer.
HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Unit Secretary Emergency Room opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.