Mary Greeley Medical Center Unit Secretary in Ames, Iowa
Under Supervision performs general clerical duties and related work as required. Ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient centered care.
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
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: