How would you describe yourself? Reliable? Personable? Thorough? Someone who is there for others? You sound like the type of person who might be a great fit as a Unit Secretary with Legacy. As part of a healthcare team, you’ll provide clerical services as you reinforce our mission of making life better for others.
The nursing philosophy at Legacy focuses on our patients and their families. Everything we do centers around them. At Legacy, you will be part of an interprofessional team focused on one goal: making life better for our patients and the community. If you believe this is an environment in which you would thrive, we invite you to consider this opportunity.
Assists with admission, transfer and discharge records of patients. Assists with the admission process by printing labels armbands and, depending on assignment, completing patient belongings checklist.
Greets and assists patients, visitors and staff. Resolves patient and visitor questions and directs to the appropriate resource.
Maintains patient confidentiality of all patient and organizational records and information.
Communicates and interacts to exchange information needed to support patient care goals and outcomes, including patients, families and visitors.
Demonstrates ability to operate and maintain equipment used in the clerical support of patient care.
Notifies appropriate health care team members of patient needs.
Manages specimen labels. Delivers lab specimens in a timely manner. Depending on assignment, downloads health data from Glucometer into EPIC system.
Promptly reports information clearly and accurately to the appropriate individual(s).
Advises appropriate nursing and medical staff of patient's admission.
Depending on assignment, Push/Pull patient information in EPIC to the appropriate department/personnel.
Assists with scheduling procedures and appointments for patients and arranges transportation as appropriate.
Utilizes Legacy systems to prepare reports and summaries as directed by manager. May serve as unit L-time timekeeper.
Answers the telephone and intercom system promptly relaying messages to the appropriate personnel in an efficient and well-prioritized manner, often multi-tasking other clerical duties at the same time.
Depending on assignment, properly reconciles charges and/or credits supplies, equipment and pharmacy/IV items.
Depending on assignment, secures appropriate equipment for patient care in a timely manner.
Depending on assignment, orders and maintains supplies for the unit using Lawson or other Legacy approved vendors.
Completes/updates the call schedule and other appropriate unit records.
Distributes mail to staff and appropriate departments.
Scans documents into EPIC system.
This position will be a dual role as a Unit Secretary and Certified Hospital Tech(CNA)
Responsible for assisting licensed nursing personnel in the provision of nursing care. Participates as a member of the health care team under the direction of a licensed nurse as defined by Standards and Authorized Duties for Certified Nursing Assistants (OAR 851-63-0010 - 0060, 0080, 0090) or Nursing Assistants (WAC 246-841-400, 405). Also assists with clerical functions, housekeeping, and patient transportation throughout the hospital.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Six months Unit Secretary experience required or equivalent office/clerical experience in a medical setting. Solid understanding of medical terminology strongly preferred. Demonstrated ability to perform detail work accurately. Solid communication skills required. Ability to effectively communicate with physicians and with other health care professionals. Excellent teamwork skills required. Must be able to proficiently operate applicable computer system(s).
LEGACY’S VALUES IN ACTION:
Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy’s Values in Action
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled
Oregon: Current CNA 2 (Acute Care) certificate required.
Washington: Current CNA certificate required. *If performing phlebotomy tasks (capillary or venous blood draws), those who perform this job in the State of Washington must be a Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist