Penn State Health Unit Coordinator - Critical Care Unit in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Evening

Hours: 3pm - 11pm

Job Summary:

Provides general clerical support to a specific unit including receptionist duties, transcription and processing of physician orders; and coordination of unit communication with other hospital departments as well as the public. Contributes to the safe and efficient operations of Nursing Service.

Essential Duties:

  • Transcribes physician orders accurately under the supervision of a Registered Nurse to facilitate the implementation of the patient's care.
  • Contributes to maintenance of a clean, safe environment to minimize hazards of infection or injury.
  • Provides coordination of patient and unit communication to ensure that accurate communication is given in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates patient movement on and off the unit.
  • Maintains unit supplies, stock, and equipment to ensure availability of items that patient care staff may need.
  • Assembles and maintains patient's medical records to facilitate ongoing patient information.

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

Experience:

  • Previous unit secretary experience and/or completion of medical terminology course preferred

License/Certification:

  • None

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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