Unit Secretary - Crisis Stabilization Unit - Bayview Behavioral Health Hospital

Unit Secretary - Crisis Stabilization Unit - Bayview Behavioral Health Hospital

Prime Healthcare | Chula Vista, CA, 91910, US

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+ Uses two patient identifiers when re-banding a patient or posting lab results on a chart to ensure correct information. Demonstrates awareness of importance of accurate patient identification at all times.

+ Does not use unacceptable abbreviations; alerts physicians and staff when transcribing orders.

+ Notifies the Bio-Med department for nonfunctioning equipment in a timely manner.

+ Orders supplies in cost effective manner as needed and assists with restocking. Keeps accurate inventory of unit supplies.

+ Checks for completeness and accuracy of patient record and correct order of documents within the record.

+ Maintains completeness of the patient chart for admission, transfer and discharge, medication reconciliation form as needed.

+ Monitors patient charts to insure hospital and regulatory requirements are met.

+ Maintains admission, discharge and transfer log book and Nursing Administation Department staff daily patient assignments.

+ Practices telephone etiquette when placing and answering calls for physicians, patient/families and other departments and communicates messages timely to the appropriate person/department.

+ Avoids and prevents injury to self and patients by applying the principle of body mechanics. Maintains a safe environment, functioning with an awareness and application of safety issues identified within the unit facility.

+ Ensures crash cart is immediately restocked with the appropriate items after each code; Notifies Charge RN of any issue with timely restocking by appropriate personnel.

+ Notifies nursing personnel in a timely manner for call lights, clinical alarms, telephone calls, or as needed.

+ Ensures consistently that all clinical alarms, i.e. Cardiac monitors, are set with the appropriate parameters for the patients and are audible at all times, as appropriate.

+ Prepares SBAR communication tool for change of shift report.

+ Assists with all admission, discharges, transfers and physician orders, as needed.

+ Utilizes the National Patient Safety Goals in the work place as related to job performance. Demonstrates awareness of a safe environment for staff, patients, visitors, or any other persons on the unit.

+ Participates in data collection for PI specific to the unit.

+ Consistently performs special projects and assignments in an accurate, efficient and thorough manner.

+ Assists discharge planner with faxing and acquiring authorization for release of information as needed.

+ Completes additional duties as assigned by the staff; seeks clarification from Charge Nurse when necessary.

+ Performs other essential duties as assigned or required.

Education and Work Experience

+ High School Graduate or equivalent required.

+ Three to five year?s secretarial experience preferred.

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills.

+ Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.

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ID: 2022-96679

Street: 330 Moss St

Shift: Evenings

Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt