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Unit Secretary (PRN)

Company: Knoxville Rehabilitation Hospital
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionA career at Knoxville Rehabilitation Hospital, a 57-bed inpatient acute rehabilitation hospital operated jointly with Lifepoint Health, Tennova Healthcare and The University of Tennessee Medical Center, is more than a job. It's a chance to be a vital member of an interdisciplinary team caring for people who need continued care to recover completely. You have specialized skills and our patients in the Knoxville area need them! If you are an enthusiastic individual seeking an environment dedicated to superior patient care and an organization with a strong mission to serve our community, we invite you to apply!
This is a PRN/as needed position - candidates should have weekday afternoon/evening availability and occasional weekends.
What you will do in this role:

  • 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
  • Serves as unit receptionist for incoming and outgoing calls and visitor information
  • 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 customers
  • Other duties as assigned
  • High school diploma required, with two years of college level education preferred
  • 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 terminology desirable

Keywords: Knoxville Rehabilitation Hospital, Knoxville , Unit Secretary (PRN), Administration, Clerical , Knoxville, Tennessee

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