Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
Starting rate $14 per hour
Transcribe and transmit doctor’s orders to appropriate areas under supervision of a Registered Nurse; confer with team leader regarding scheduling patients’ activities and tests. Provide indirect care for the adult or geriatric patient, ages 18 years and over. Assist physicians to retrieve patient data from medical record. Perform clerical functions for the nursing unit within the Unit Secretary’s sphere of responsibility. Answer telephone and intercom, take messages and communicate messages to the appropriate person. Assist patients and visitors in nursing unit as needed. Prepare dietary requisitions and other forms and deliver them to the proper department as necessary. Perform clerical duties related to the admission and discharge of patients. Order supplies and equipment; receive and place items in their proper storage area. Compile new charts, maintain current charts and enter patient information on the charts. Update all patient information accurately when transcribing physician orders. Assist in orientation of new staff to clerical duties of the unit. Participate in the Hazardous Material Program. Hazards include exposure to blood and body fluids, possible communicable diseases, sharp objects and instruments, assorted chemicals and gasses as listed in the Hazardous Materials Program Manual. Comply with measures for preventing exposure to blood borne pathogens. Practice Infection Control measures as appropriate to Unit Secretary duties. Maintain a clean and safe work environment. Develop an understanding of responsibilities for recognizing abuse and follow policy for making appropriate referrals/interventions. Complies with established Safety and Patient Safety Program practices. Develop an understanding of responsibilities for participation in Performance Improvement activities.Attend50%of scheduled staff meetings annually. Attend mandatory in services and training programs. Adhere to all components of the Hospital Compliance Plan in performing job duties and report any violations or suspected violations of the Plan to the Compliance Officer Demonstrate professional conduct and comply with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Perform other duties as assigned or delegated by the Director of Staff development. Limit access to protected health information (PHI) to the information reasonably necessary to do the job and share information only on a need to know basis for work purposes.