HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Unit Secretary (Emergency Department PRN Shifts) in Panama City, Florida

Gulf Coast Regional Medical Centeris a 218-bed acute-care hospital located in Panama City, FL. Its 460-member medical staff and more than 1,000 employees work hard to ensure its patients receive the highest quality of care every day. Their efforts have resulted in national accreditations for Chest Pain Center, Total Joint Replacement,Peripheral Vascular Disease, Spine, Stroke and Wound Care. The hospital was named a Top 100 Hospital by Truven Health Analytics and was awarded an "A" rating by The Leapfrog Group for four consecutive years. The hospital includes a 42-bed critical care wing, which includes a 20-bed adult-level Intensive Care Unit and the region's only four-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and 18-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

POSITION SUMMARY: This position will work directly in an Emergency Room setting and performs clerical and receptionist duties. This role is a PRN status and will work as needed in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of Gulf Coast Medical Center.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Participate in the unit based Quality Improvement process. * Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality. * Organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and to the Registered Nurse. * Completes, executes and performs secretarial tasks such as, Order Entry, filing and organizing patient charts and medication orders. * Communicates, interacts and participates in team work on the unit. * Demonstrates an understanding of patients charts, physician orders and nursing orders. * Promotes and displays a positive customer oriented demeanor to patients, visitors, staff and physicians. * Demonstrates an understanding and is proficient in the use of a computer and office equipment. * Maintains the unit in optimal operating condition by cleaning general work stations and stocking of supplies. These supplies can include items that contain a medication. * Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered. * Demonstrates knowledge of the notification reporting system. Uses system to report potential patient safety issues. * Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm. * Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements. * Regular, punctual and dependable attendance. * Transports emergently needed medications from the pharmacy to the nursing staff, with the exception of narcotics. * Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * Graduation from an accredited high school or GED equivalent * Applicable work experience may substitute for education EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: * * Experience commensurate with unit standards *SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES: * Reads and writes Basic English with the basic skills necessary to transcribe physician’s orders. * Knowledge of body substance isolation. * Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners’ needs. * Basic computer skills

Title: Unit Secretary (Emergency Department PRN Shifts)

Location: Florida-Panama City-Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00096-5779