Catholic Health Initiatives Department Support Assistant - Mercy West Lakes 5th Med Surg - PT .6 (Evenings) in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

Department Support Assistant - Mercy West Lakes 5th Med Surg - PT .6 (Evenings)

Description

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Performs clerical work and coordinates communications within the assigned nursing unit. Facilitates communication between the nursing unit and other hospital departments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs clerical duties for the nursing unit by maintaining charts; answering multi-line phones; greeting and assisting customers in a friendly and timely manner; and sorting and distributing mail.

  • Utilizes computer applications (Electronic Health Records, etc.) and communication technologies (Teletracking, Vocera, Hillrohm System, etc.) effectively.

  • Communicates patient information or department needs such as dietary, environmental services, and all Information Technology issues.

  • Maintains a safe, neat, and organized work environment by ordering and stocking supplies, forms, and equipment as necessary. Identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters repair requests; and conducts environmental rounding.

  • Prepares documents and records in compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Demonstrates work practices consistent with safety, security, and infection control policies, including adhering to the Safe Medication Handling protocol for both delivery and removal of medications.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducts auditing of records, data, and transactions per unit management team request.

  • Maintains meeting room schedules.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or GED required and must be 18 years of age.

Job Administrative/Clerical

Primary Location IOWA-WEST DES MOINES-MERCY WEST LAKES

Daily Schedule Evenings

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 48

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0163361

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.