Jackson Hospital is a community not-for-profit hospital serving Montgomery and the Alabama River Region. Our comprehensive healthcare services include cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics, and women's and children's care, along with 24-hour emergency services.
It ranks among the largest hospitals in Alabama and is widely recognized for providing excellence in care. To learn more about Jackson Hospital & Clinic, please visit us at https://www.jackson.org.
Under the direction of the Nursing Leadership team, the Unit Secretary (US) performs unit functions appropriate to the position, and in compliance with hospital policies, procedures, and protocols. Functions include but are not limited to managing supplies, answering telephones and call lights, maintaining call board and assisting customers.
The Unit Secretary transcribes physician orders in an accurate and timely fashion; participates in the patient's admission, transfer and/or discharge and facilitates rapid notification of Bed Control, Registration and Housekeeping. In a timely manner.
Maintains an organized work environment (which may include files, supplies, equipment, etc) to ensure ease of use and physical professional appearance.
Maintains optimal inventory supplies in an effort to enhance workflow efficiencies.
Provides secretarial support as appropriate which may include data entry, faxing, copying, scheduling, charting, routine, etc.
Demonstrates responsibility for own competency/mandatories and annual performance evaluation by maintaining all personal data up-to-date. Meets educational requirements for new equipment, materials, procedures and technology. Prepares for the performance evaluation conference by submitting required documents, and self-evaluation form one month prior to due date.
Monitors for electronic order entries. Notifies RN of new findings.
Notifies Physicians of consult in a timely manner and enters consults correctly electronically.
Adheres to and consistently supports professional standards and health care regulations that provide for and promote safety, quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
Demonstrates responsibility for maintaining knowledge base of current unit and hospital communication through a variety of modalities including but limited to communication books, posted notices, meeting minutes, Jackson Hospital intranet and Jackson Hospital email.
Education: High School Education or G.E.D.
Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations: BCLS required. Completion of a Medical Terminology Course preferred.
Equipment/Tools/Work Aids: Computer, with related software, fax, copier, label maker, telephone.
Requires computer skills, ability to type, good communication, time management and customer focused skills.
Strong customer skills required. Ability to read, write and follow oral and written commands.
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