HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Unit Secretary PRN in Inverness, Florida

Celebrating more than a 50 year history of healing, Citrus Memorial Hospital is the leading provider of healthcare in Citrus County and the surrounding area. More than 150 physicians and 1,000 employees at the 198-bed acute care hospital offer a wide range of services including 24-hour emergency room care, heart and vascular surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, and women’s services. Citrus Memorial is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and is fully licensed by the State of Florida.

  • Answers nursing station telephone and relays message to charge nurse and/or other nursing staff.

  • Greets and directs visitors at nursing station.

  • Answers patient call lights and relays information to nursing staff.

  • Prepares chart, MAR and Kardex on each patient admitted.

  • Transcribes physician orders under the supervision of a registered nurse in the following manner:

  • Reviews all orders and calls to the attention of the team leader all STAT orders and/or illegible writing.

  • Pulls copies of orders and gives copies to Pharmacy and nurse.

  • Inputs orders accurately into computer system.

  • Adds documentation forms to chart as needed.

  • Transfers all orders to Kardex.

  • Assists physician in obtaining charts and diagnostics results.

  • Assembles the medical record for transfer of patient.

  • Keep unit clean and straight or neat.

  • Call consults.

  • Maintains supplies, forms and necessary requisitions for the unit.

  • Assists department manager with secretarial duties related to unit.

  • Operates all equipment in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and/or hospital policy and procedure.

  • Assists with patient/family/significant other's learning needs, abilities and readiness to learn. Identifies barriers to learning, such as language or culture. Integrates this information into the patient's plan of care.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: High School graduate or GED.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 6 months related experience. Six months prior clerical experience in a hospital or clinical setting preferred.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: Demonstrated skills in organization, verbal and written communications, customer service, math, analysis, reading, following instruction, basic computer usage. Medical terminology.

EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D

Job: *Admitting Registration Clerical & Scheduling

Title: Unit Secretary PRN

Location: Florida-Inverness-Citrus Memorial Hospital

Requisition ID: 26670-2162