Centura Health Nursing Unit Secretary Emergency Room Part Time Nights in Littleton, Colorado
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Assists the healthcare team in coordinating, prioritizing and communicating patient, physician and
staff needs. Assumes personal accountability for organizational mission and core values.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
Minimum Education Requirements
High School Diploma or GED Minimum
Previous nursing unit secretary or medical office experience, preferred
Knowledge of medical terminology, preferred
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English
Basic computer skills
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from American Heart Association
Greets patients/visitors and directs/escorts to the desired location.
Triages patient call lights in a timely manner.
Communicates with patient, family members, visitors, physicians and associates in a professional and caring manner.
May be tasked with conducting patient rounds throughout the shift to inquire about patients’/visitors’ needs as well as orienting them to the unit and patient room.
Monitors the electronic record for new provider-entered orders.
Coordinates the completion of the orders with nursing staff and other departments as appropriate.
Utilizes computer technology to access and exchange data, i.e., lab results, interdepartmental communications, etc.
Maintains non-EMR patient records as needed to ensure availability of accurate patient information.
Responsible for inputting daily and special charges as requested.
Performs clerical duties, maintains department/unit logs and coordinates services as needed.
Maintains thorough and confidential patient charts and records.
Effectively uses time, personnel, equipment and supplies to provide high quality, cost effective patient care. Organizes and prioritizes work to be completed within assigned timeframe to
promote consistent patient comfort.
Ensures that work environment and/or patient rooms are neat and orderly to enhance unit and hospital image. May be tasked with maintaining and stocking nursing supplies.
Consistently demonstrates flexibility and is agreeable to work schedules including weekends,holidays, evening and night hours as necessary to meet the needs of the patients and department.
Assists with quality improvement, safety and regulatory functions as directed. Participates in process change to improve unit performance and patient experience.
Assists in training other nursing support staff, volunteers, students and other hospital personnel.
Acts in a role of ambassador for visiting community members, as assigned.
Adapts to rapidly changing technology as evidenced by competency in technology and equipment used in the patient care setting.
Demonstrates effective time management and is proactive in prioritizing workload and meeting productivity requirements.
Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently)
Part Time Nights- .60 FTE
Shift: 2 12 hr shifts per week- 7p-7a
Your Connected Community
Littleton Adventist Hospital is a 231-bed, full-service medical center delivering quality care and Level II emergency care for more than 28 years. Located in the Denver suburb of Littleton, CO, the hospital is surrounded by residential neighborhoods, retail, dining, Littleton’s charming “old town” area, and abundant outdoor space with trails, nature centers and golf courses. In addition to numerous awards for care excellence, we are also leading the way in health care environmental sustainability. Our associates are actively engaged in protecting the health of our environment, working tirelessly to minimize negative environmental impacts. Our sustainable achievements have been recognized with several local and national awards, including the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth for three consecutive years (2014- 2016). If you want to be part of a team where our mission to care touches more than just the patient, we look forward to meeting you.
DepartmentLAH EMERGENCY ROOM
FacilityLAH-LITTLETON ADVENTIST HOSP
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Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled. As of Jan. 1, 2015, we no longer hire tobacco/nicotine users in Colorado, Kansas and other states where applicants who use nicotine products are not protected by applicable state law. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, including a panel for cotinine.