Catholic Health Initiatives Unit Secretary-Transplant Unit-(Days) Full Time in HOUSTON, Texas

Unit Secretary-Transplant Unit-(Days) Full Time

Description

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.

Position Summary

Provides clerical support and coordinate services for the corresponding unit including nursing personnel.

Qualifications

Minimum Job Qualifications

Minimum Education : High School Diploma/GED

Minimum Experience : Less than one (1) year of experience in related field

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent customer service & communication skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

Position Responsibilities

  1. Provides clerical support to the patient care unit through ensuring patient medical record is properly assembled, Accurately transcribing orders and enters Consults into the computer(if applicable)

  2. Acts as a receptionist for the unit by directing, assisting, and communicating to patients, families, visitors, co-workers and other departmental personnel.

  3. Delivers specimens, picks up medication and other items

  4. Demonstrates ability to access and use computer systems

  5. Demonstrates commitment to the continuum of care by optimizing patient flow: updates bed census timely, facilitates transfer/discharge of patients, Assists other departmental personnel when picking up/returning patients, assisting to transport patients as needed, and facilitating new/transfer patient to unit.

  6. Demonstrates commitment to the cost-containing goals of the patient care unit and the hospital: ordering only needed supplies, removing and delivering supplies received, entering patient charges timely, and ensuring discontinued equipment is returned promptly

  7. Demonstrates commitment to maintain a neat, orderly, and safe environment: Maintains a neat, safe and orderly work area, keeps hallways clear of obstructions, reports safety issues and broken equipment appropriately, and adheres to patient safety precautions.

  8. Demonstrates a commitment to personal growth and development by completing annual mandatory in-services and code validation, attending unit-based in-services, and attending monthly departmental meetings

  9. Communicates with patient's family, physicians, and unit personnel and peers in an accurate, courteous and professional manner

  10. May assist with transfers/escorts and observations of patients

Job Administrative/Clerical

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0162520

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.