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McLaren Health Care Unit Assistant in Port Huron, Michigan

Description

Dept: Emergency Center

Hours per pay period: 48

Schedule : 7p-7:30a

Position Summary:

Responsible for taking on a variety of administrative tasks that support nursing unit operations and the delivery of effective and efficient services to meet the needs of patients and families. This includes establishing and maintaining efficient communication, accurate data entry, maintaining inventory of identified forms and supplies, and other support activities.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities :

  • Helps patients by responding to intercom requests; obtaining needed services from nurses, licensed practical nurses, physicians, aides, and other hospital personnel.

  • Greets visitors in person or on the telephone and answers inquiries; relays calls to patients; gives directions; refers inquiries to nursing and physician staff.

  • Performs varied administrative tasks such as maintaining department logs & reports, scheduling appointments, typing, filing, copying, faxing and ordering office supplies and equipment supplies to ensure the functionality and coordination of the department’s activities.

  • Performs a variety of computer/data entry functions to support patient care including establishing and maintaining patient record; may enter nursing and physician notes and orders; handling the majority of a patient's paperwork, such as discharge, admission, and personal information forms.

Qualifications

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • One year prior unit assistant or front medical office secretarial experience unless graduate of a relevant training program.

Preferred:

  • Successful completion of a health unit coordinator course.

  • Associate degree in related field.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job: Administrative/Clerical

Primary Location: Michigan-Port Huron-McLaren Port Huron

Employee Status Regular

Shift Night Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Part-time

Req ID: 20006817

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