Ensures visitors are acknowledged quickly and helps direct them and
answer any questions.
Initiates medical record upon admission. - Maintains said record
during patient stay, and closes the record upon patient discharge
within the electronic medical record.
Initiates follow-up regarding doctors' orders.
Ensures that all patient and special charges are processed.
Serves as unit receptionist for incoming and outgoing calls and
Interacts frequently with unit personnel, physicians, visitors,
patients' families and other ancillary hospital personnel for the
purpose of giving and receiving information.
Has contact with patients. - Duties may include answering patient
lights, and fulfilling patient request for non-care items, attend
appointments with patients, working in the caf--. - -Requires
professional, courteous, and helpful manner in all contacts with
Position involves multi-tasking in a high stress environment. -
Requires constant mental alertness and the ability to calmly and
accurately perform duties when subjected to frequent and varied
Must have the ability to exercise judgment and initiative in the
resolution of problems encountered.
Ensures that all patient and unit equipment, supplies and
procedures are ordered and received,
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma required, with two years of college level
Computer experience required.
Prior experience in a hospital setting is preferred. -
Must have the ability to work with all levels of medical personnel,
patients and families,
Ability to speak and write concisely with knowledge of medical