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Unit Secretary

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Riverhead
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Description Performs diverse departmental office/clerical duties. Performs diversified office/clerical duties including, but are not limited to: Receptionist duties. Job Responsibility *1. Utilizes appropriate hospital computer system to enter pertinent patient information according to regulatory agencies. *2. Receives, reviews, and assembles paper aspect of Hybrid Medical Record of new admissions. *3. Notifies nursing and medical personnel of the arrival of new patients. *4. Functions as the resource person for the content of the Hybrid Medical Record. *5. Maintains paper portion of Hybrid Medical Record and ensures proper patient identification is located on all components of the record. *6. Screens calls and visitors, answers inquiries, makes referrals and ensures the delivery of mail and messages in a prompt and courteous manner. *7. Maintains rosters of patients and their location, and maintains a medical record book indicating the transmittal and disposition of the paper portion of the patient's Hybrid Medical Record. *8. Assists in the handling and verification of specimens and is responsible for filing lab test results in the paper portion of the patient's Hybrid Medical Record. *9. Initiates requests for maintenance and housekeeping services and checks the delivery of supplies and stocks appropriately. *10. Maintains a defined inventory of operating supplies and initiates request for needed items. Maintains a neat and orderly nursing station. *11. Utilizes the principles of customer service in all aspects of the job description. *12. Answers patient calls and relays patient needs to the nursing personnel in a prompt and courteous manner or forwards appropriate information to other departments under the direction of appropriate nursing personnel. *13. Maintains patient rights and confidentiality of patient information. *14. Participates in the orientation of new employees as directed by unit leadership. *15. Communicates and works effectively on a daily basis with other staff and other departments in regard to patient care issues. *16. Assists with sending messages in hospital computer system and orders 17. Performs related duties, as required. *ADA Essential Functions Job Qualification ---High School Diploma or equivalent, required. ---Minimum of one (1) year prior clerical experience, required ---Ability to communicate effectively

Keywords: Northwell Health, New Haven , Unit Secretary, Administration, Clerical , Riverhead, Connecticut

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