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Unit Secretary- Full Time- Egleston Emergency Department


Work Schedule/Days:  Evening / Variable 
Employment Type:  Full-Time

JOB SUMMARY

Provides clerical support to patient care area(s) to ensure delivery of effective and efficient services. Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

 

EDUCATION

  • High school diploma or equivalent

CERTIFICATION SUMMARY

  • No professional certifications required

EXPERIENCE*

  • 2 years of experience in a clerical role

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS*

  • Experience in a medical setting
  • Personal computer skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and other Windows-based applications
  • Experience in medical terminology
  • Unit Secretary (US) certification

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES*

  • Demonstrated verbal/written communication, organizational, customer service, and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to successfully pass the Basic Windows Skill Assessment at 80% or higher rating within 30 days of employment (in clinical areas)

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES*

  1. Provides customer service support to internal and external customers with clear and concise communication, e.g., warm greeting protocol, directions, visitor hygiene instructions, visitations guidelines.
  2. Distributes and collects appropriate paperwork and forms, e.g., phone list, round sheets, careboards, surgical and medical packets, lab labels.
  3. Maintains patient census and patient identification information. e.g., Epic, census book, patient charts, patient labels.
  4. Orders and maintains appropriate inventory of unit supplies, e.g., office supplies, formula, blood bank, i-STATs.
  5. Orients new associates in appropriate unit secretary duties.
  6. Collects daily line day data.

SYSTEM RESPONSIBILITIES*

Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

 

Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS*

Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Climbing - Not Present

Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.

Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)

Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

WORKING CONDITIONS*

Some potential for exposure to blood and body fluids

 

About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 28 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 70 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for thirteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Requisition #:  29344     
Location:  Egleston  -  1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA  30322
Function:  Administrative/Clerical Supp - Administrative/Clerical Supp