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Monitor Tech/Unit Secretary PRN

Company: HCA, Hospital Corporation of America
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

West Florida Healthcare is a 515 bed facility and proud to be the area's leading health care facility in quality outcomes performance. In addition to receiving an A Rating in Patient Safety from the Leapfrog Group since fall of 2015, West Florida Healthcare is also the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. West Florida Healthcare is also the first hospital in the state of Florida to have earned Atrial Fibrillation with Electrophysiology Services Accreditation. In addition, West Florida Healthcare is an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and offers specialized Emergency Department services tailored specifically to the needs of seniors as well as a Kids' ER dedicated to serving the emergency medical needs of children. The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the acute care hospital, the area's only comprehensive, CARF-accredited physical rehabilitation hospital, and a behavioral health facility. Affiliated with HCA, the nation's leading provider of healthcare, West Florida Healthcare meets the community's healthcare needs in major services such as cardiology, cardiovascular surgery, oncology, orthopedics, robotic-assisted surgery, critical care, neurology/neurosurgery, emergency care, urology, behavioral health, gastroenterology, obstetrics, pulmonary, and rehabilitative medicine.Position Summary:The Monitor Tech/Unit Secretary performs clerical and receptionist duties in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of West Florida Hospital. Perform patient care and cardiac monitoring duties.Essential Functions:Participate in the unit based Quality Improvement Process.Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.Organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and to the Registered Nurse.Monitors and documents information regarding patient activities, as directed by the Registered Nurse.Communicates, interacts, and participates in teamwork on the unit.Completes, executes, and performs secretarial tasks such as Order Entry, filing, organizing patients charts and medication orders, answering phone, greeting customers, and assisting with stock and supplies.Demonstrates an understanding of patient charts, physician orders, and nursing orders.Promotes and displays a positive customer oriented demeanor to patients, visitors, staff, and physicians.Maintains the unit in optimal operating condition by ordering supplies, cleaning general work stations, and stocking of supplies.Ability to perform cardiac rhythm monitoring and then report changes to RN appropriately.Demonstrates an understanding and is proficient in the use of a computer and office equipment.Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care, or the services delivered.Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patients care which results in patient harm.Transports emergently needed medications from the pharmacy to the nursing staff, with the exception of narcotics.Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.Other duties as assigned.Education & ExperienceHigh School Diploma or GEDPreferredExperience in healthcare settingPreferredLicenses & CertificationsBasic Cardiac Life Support AHA or Military Training NetworkRequiredNonviolent Crisis Intervention within 90 days of hireRequiredJob: Admitting Registration Clerical & Scheduling Title: Monitor Tech/Unit Secretary PRN Location: Florida-Pensacola-West Florida Hospital Requisition ID: 00060-10380

Keywords: HCA, Hospital Corporation of America, Pensacola , Monitor Tech/Unit Secretary PRN, Other , Pensacola, Florida

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