HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Unit Secretary PRN in Waycross, Georgia

Is your current role providing you the level of challenge and fulfillment you are looking for? If not, consider Memorial Satilla Health. The core of our values emanates from our continued focus on improving the health and quality of life for residents in the communities we serve. To accomplish this we aim to identify top talent aligned with our values and dedicated to cultivating our mission.

We invite you to learn more about the fantastic opportunity, who we are and how you can join our dynamic team. Memorial Satilla Health is a 231-bed acute-care hospital located in Waycross, Georgia. We offer emergent and non-emergent healthcare services to more than 155,000 people live within our nine-county service area that surrounds Waycross, Georgia. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued?

We’d love to hear from you. Come join our team of dedicated professionals that are committed to delivering the best patient care in the world. Why don't you apply now?

Benefits:

We offer you a generous compensation package including: competitive pay, paid time off, 401k, medical, dental vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement and employee stock purchase plan.

Position Summary:

We are searching for a Unit Secretary, Progressive Care Unit; PRN, as needed basis. The Unit Secretary works with Physicians and RN staff to provide optimized patient care in an administrative capacity. Interacts with patients, family members and visitors.

Essential Core Functions:

  • Completely and accurately carries out all physicians' orders. Records nursing orders and updates daily. Demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of medical terminology, telephone and computer operation.

  • Promptly answers intercom and telephone. Informs appropriate personnel of patient's needs. Records, communicates or delivers messages to persons indicated. Greets and directs patients, visitors and staff in a courteous manner.

  • Enters vital signs on chart and notifies Charge Nurse of abnormal values. Returns blood slips and takes specimens to lab in a timely manner.

  • Manages the chart, updates with most recent reports, "stuffs" and "thins" and labels all pages with stickers. Upon discharge, "turns" the chart with contents in proper order and returns it to Health Information.

  • Maintains adequate, but not extensive, amount of supplies and reorders as needed. Unit Secretary notifies other shifts of supplies needed. Assists in maintaining a clean and organized workstation throughout the day.

  • Reports changes in patient condition to team leader and / or charge nurse. Monitors routine and posts procedure vital signs. Performs bedside blood sugar testing. Rechecks abnormal BPs. Assists in maintaining accurate intake / output records.

  • Provides physical comfort through bathing, mouth care, skin care, hair and shaving. Ensures that immobile patients and incontinent patients are turned and changed Q2 hours and PRN. Ensures post-op patients are OOB and ambulating as indicated.

  • Ensures that each patient has a meal tray, provides, assistance as necessary and / or feeds patient. Refills ice pitchers Q shift.

  • Assists with new patient admissions including height, weight, and vital signs.

    We are so excited to speak with you about this phenomenal opportunity. Apply to hear more.

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/ We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. /

Qualifications:

You should have:

  • Current BLS certification

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent - preferred

  • Health Occupation courses and medical terminology - preferred

Job: *Admitting Registration Clerical & Scheduling

Title: Unit Secretary PRN

Location: Georgia-Waycross-Memorial Satilla Health

Requisition ID: 26870-1763