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Mary Greeley Medical Center Unit Secretary in Ames, Iowa

  • Position Summary

  • Under Supervision performs general clerical duties and related work as required. Ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient centered care.

  • Position Responsibilities

  • Unit Specific Position Responsibilities

  • Lifts, moves, positions and transports patients.

  • Performs procedures as defined by department competencies.

  • Assists in duties as requested to meet the day-to-day operations of the unit.

  • Performs other assigned duties.

  • Answers patient intercom system and communicates message to appropriate staff member

  • Answers telephone on the unit

  • Greets patients, visitors and family. Assists them in way finding directing them to the appropriate area.

  • Supports department initiatives

  • Orders stock items from Purchasing if trained

  • KRONOS editing if trained

  • Operates office equipment

  • Performs transporter duties as directed.

  • Utilizes safety practices in daily activities.

  • Creates/ maintains department documents utilizing Word and Excel computer systems.

  • Maintains education materials, clip boards and other unit specific documents

  • Maintains nursing unit in a neat and orderly fashion

  • Actively participates in medical center and departmental teams promoting continuous quality improvement and patient satisfaction.

  • Utilizes hand off communication at shift change.

  • Assures safe, therapeutic environment for patients, families, visitors, and staff.

  • Participates in staff development and orientation of new staff.

  • Sets priorities and demonstrates organizational skills.

  • Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience

  • Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education):

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Highschool diploma or GED

  • Hands-only CPR competency

  • Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Skill in effective oral and written communication in English

  • Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • None Specified