HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Unit Secretary Monitor Tech PRN in Kissimmee, Florida
Under general supervision and according to established hospital and nursing department policies and procedures, performs a variety of duties including EKG monitoring and interpretation, compiling, transcribing, preparing and maintaining records in a specific nursing area or unit. Provides information and communication services to visitors and staff. Assists nursing staff in maintaining efficient operations on the unit. * Answers nursing station telephone and relays message to charge nurse and/or other nursing staff. * Greets and directs visitors at nursing station. * Answers patient call lights and relays information to nursing staff. * Prepares chart, MAR and Kardex on each patient admitted. * Transcribes physician orders under the supervision of a registered nurse in the following manner: * Reviews all orders and calls to the attention of the team leader all STAT orders and/or illegible writing. * Pulls copies of orders and gives copies to Pharmacy and nurse. * Inputs orders accurately into computer system. * Adds documentation forms to chart as needed. * Transfers all orders to Kardex. * Assists physician in obtaining charts and diagnostics results. * Assembles the medical record for transfer of patient. * Keep unit clean and straight or neat. * Call consults. * Maintains supplies, forms and necessary requisitions for the unit. * Assists department manager with secretarial duties related to unit. * Operates all equipment in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and/or hospital policy and procedure. * Assists with patient/family/significant other's learning needs, abilities and readiness to learn. Identifies barriers to learning, such as language or culture. Integrates this information into the patient's plan of care.
Qualifications include: · · Minimum of a high school degree or equivalent required. · · BLS through the American Heart Association required. · · Six months prior clerical experience in a hospital or clinical setting preferred. And CMT/cardiac experienced preferred. · · Previous experience as a monitor tech in a hospital setting · · Strong customer service skills required. · · Familiarity with medical terminology is desired. · · Computer literacy is required. · · Completion of basic EKG/Arrhythmia course and exam required. · · Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D
Title: Unit Secretary Monitor Tech PRN
Location: Florida-Kissimmee-Osceola Regional Medical Center
Requisition ID: 01323-9855