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Unit Secretary

Company: Northwell Health
Location: Riverhead
Posted on: May 16, 2022

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Job Description

Job Description

Performs diverse departmental office/clerical duties. Performs diversified office/clerical duties including, but are not limited to: Receptionist duties.

* Utilizes appropriate hospital computer system to enter pertinent patient information according to regulatory agencies.
* Receives, reviews, and assembles paper aspect of Hybrid Medical Record of new admissions.
* Notifies nursing and medical personnel of the arrival of new patients.
* Functions as the resource person for the content of the Hybrid Medical Record.
* Maintains paper portion of Hybrid Medical Record and ensures proper patient identification is located on all components of the record.
* Screens calls and visitors, answers inquiries, makes referrals and ensures the delivery of mail and messages in a prompt and courteous manner.
* 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.
* 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.
* Initiates requests for maintenance and housekeeping services and checks the delivery of supplies and stocks appropriately.
* Maintains a defined inventory of operating supplies and initiates request for needed items. Maintains a neat and orderly nursing station.
* Utilizes the principles of customer service in all aspects of the job description.
* 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.
* Maintains patient rights and confidentiality of patient information.
* Participates in the orientation of new employees as directed by unit leadership.
* Communicates and works effectively on a daily basis with other staff and other departments in regard to patient care issues.
* Assists with sending messages in hospital computer system and orders
* Performs related duties, as required.
* ADA Essential Functions
* High School Diploma or equivalent, required.
* Minimum of one (1) year prior clerical experience, required
* Ability to communicate effectively

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

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