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Unit Information Secretary

Req #:  109768
Facility:  Lutheran General Hospital
Department:  NonClinical Support/Customer Service/Clerical Admi
City:  Park Ridge
Posting Budget Status:  Twelve hour 7a-7p
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9

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Title: Unit Information Secretary

Location: Lutheran General Hospital

Hours: .9, Three 12 Hour Shifts

Shift: 7am – 7pm

 

Position Requirements:
High school education with IS training
Knowledge of medical terminology.
One year work experience (IS, clerical, etc.).
Previous clerical experience preferred.
Previous computer experience with a variety of programs and databases preferred.

Good communication skills.
Proficient computer skills.

Ability to successfully complete hospital~based training for Unit Information Secretary and Care Connection/CPOE.
Ability to rotate shifts to provide coverage.
Exposure to various contagious disease, radiation, chemicals, caustic materials, electrical equipment, and hazards associated with their use.

If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case~by~case basis.

Purpose:
The Unit Information Secretary serves to facilitate unit operations through accurate oversight and effective management of patients' medical records (electronic and non~electronic), coordination of services, supplies and the appropriate transcription of written orders. Serves as healthcare representative for the team when in direct contact with patients families an other external contacts.

Performs activities related to the utilization, maintenance, and support of the clinical electronic medical record (Care Connection/CPOE). Provides education and trouble~shooting support to professional clinical users (i.e., physicians, nurses, and other clinical and ancillary support members of the healthcare team) to promote efficiency and excellence in the delivery of quality patient care.Facilitates timely and high quality resolution of issues presented by fellow team members and escalates issues and requests for information to appropriate parties.

Accountabilities:
Ensures accurate and effective management of the patients' medical records to promote coordination of patient care and optimal coordination of plan of care.
Maintains appropriate reports, supply lists, and forms to improve operational effectiveness and promote clinical excellence.
Establishes and maintains positive customer relations and contributes to a harmonious work environment.
Responsible for performance development and growth of job skills within the changing health care environment.


Addendum:
UNITS:
Cardiac Telemetry
Medical Telemetry / Observation
Surgical Telemetry
Neurology / Stroke
SICC
SICU
MICU
SPECIFIC SKILLS: Telemetry management and Alarm Response

UNIT:
Mother Baby
SPECIFIC SKILLS: Birth Certificates


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