HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Unit Secretary, Emergency Service Department, Full Time Nights in Plantation, Florida

Unit Secretary, Full Time Nights (FTE .9) Emergency Service Department Westside Regional Medical Center Plantation, FL

Facility Description:
We're always on the move. New technology. State-of-the art care. Campus improvements. You'll find it's an exciting time at Westside Regional Medical Center, a 224-bed medical center and healthcare complex. Here, our 800 nurses and allied health professionals, along with 750 physicians, thrive in a fast-paced but friendly work environment. Our medical services, combined with programs in specialties varying from oncology to cardiology, from surgery to emergency care, illustrate why we are one of the best leading healthcare facilities in South Florida.

/ Westside Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for seven consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence! / / / / Benefits: / / We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. / / / Job Description:
Acts as the primary secretarial resource for the Charge Nurse the nursing unit. May assists in ordering supplies or identifies supply needs and other assigned duties. Is responsible for the smooth operation of all secretarial functions. Directs communication with the nursing unit. Utilizes the computer system to enter patient information and to place required orders and patient requests.

/ Job Responsibilities Include but are not Limited to: / / /

  • Assists patients, family, and significant others with needs in room as necessary.

  • Documents all entries, signatures and credentials legibly on all patient records as necessary.

  • Ensures patient record is sent to Medical Records upon transfer, expiration or discharge from the ER.

  • Maintains the integrity of the patient records during the patient stay on the assigned unit, including: proper labeling, accurate report filing according to policy.

  • Schedules diagnostic and therapeutic procedures accurately utilizing the computer system or manually, when necessary. Ensures orders are sent to the appropriate department.

  • Transcribes physician orders accurately according to approved procedure and on correct forms.

    • Required Job Qualifications Include: *
  • Current BCLS certification (American Heart Association).

  • High school graduate or equivalent. Graduate from an accredited unit secretary training program preferred.
  • Secretarial experience in a hospital setting preferred.
  • Maintains and respects confidentiality. Good communication skills and ability to use proper channels of communication.

Job: *Admitting Registration Clerical & Scheduling

Title: Unit Secretary, Emergency Service Department, Full Time Nights

Location: Florida-Plantation-Westside Regional Medical Cntr-Fort Lauderdale Area

Requisition ID: 01345-6487