Acts as a receptionist on the unit and provides appropriate assistance to families and patients.
Transcribes doctor's orders and coordinates patient testing, procedures and appointments with other departments.
Receives supplies, nourishments, check orders and places items in the appropriate storage areas.
Maintains and operates the unit's computer system and other communication systems (e.g. bulletin boards, paging system, intercom, telephone etc.), transmits data for EKG's to Heart Station, responds to requests in emergency situations as well as to call lights.
Maintains and controls medical records and assembles charts according to discharge procedures.
Submits charges for treatments and/or CSS supplies according to established procedures.
Check office equipment for maintenance and repair and requests needed services.
Performs inventory of stock levels of sterile/non-sterile patient care and unit supplies and completes required records and prepares orders/credits for supplies.
Exemplifies Guest and Staff Relations standards in all activities.
Assumes other duties and responsibilities that are appropriate to the position and area. The above responsibilities are a general description of the level and nature of the work assigned to this classification and are not to be considered as all-inclusive.