Unit Secretary, Orthopedics
Company: Memorial Health System
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Under the supervision of director or delegate, assists in the
performance of clerical and administrative duties.
Education and/or Other Requirements
High school graduate or equivalent. One-on-one care training
+ Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and
personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting
quality standards for services, and evaluation of patient
+ Effective communication skills.
+ Understanding of medical terminology.
+ Basic typing skills, recording/transcription skills, simple
+ Must have skills using computer terminal, telephone, copy
machine, scanner, FAX machine.
+ The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of
+ Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react
as they do.
+ When assigned one-on-one care to a patient that is perceived to
be harmful to themselves or others, positions self in patient room
at bedside to maintain constant visual observation of the patient
and remain within arm's length of patient. Never leaves the patient
alone or out of sight unless specifically instructed.
+ Receives, prioritizes and disseminates to appropriate persons or
other departments. Acts as a hostess to all persons entering
+ Transcribes orders, maintains unit statistics, and enters data
+ Organizes and prioritizes assigned clerical duties.
+ Maintains safe, efficient and adequately supplied environment.
This includes but is not limited to isolation supplies, printer
paper, probe covers and formula.
+ Displays a self-directed, mature, disciplined and tactful
approach to work duties.
+ Seeks help appropriately.
+ Protects patient confidentiality.
+ Protects patients from harm.
+ Demonstrates knowledge of unit standards.
+ Performs other duties as assigned.
Requisition ID: 2021-7261
External Company Name: Memorial Health System
Street: 2300 N. Edward St
Keywords: Memorial Health System, Decatur , Unit Secretary, Orthopedics, Healthcare , Decatur, Illinois
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