Unit Secretary - Hematology/Oncology - Days-Detroit
Company: Henry Ford Health System
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The Unit Secretary is responsible for all clerical and reception
duties associated with the unit to which they are assigned. The
Unit Secretary is responsible for many tasks and responsibilities
that are detailed in the attached task list. The top priorities for
all Unit Secretaries are:
+ Customer Service
+ Answer phones and facilitate communication between the nursing
unit and callers.
+ Respond to call lights
+ Clerical processing of new admissions including creating patient
charts, other duties define by unit (i.e. MyChart enrollment)
+ Scheduling of post-discharge appointment with patient following
the established business unit process.
+ During downtime, process and back-enter non-medication orders
placed during downtime. a. Maintain downtime paper forms
+ Perform monthly maintenance of BCA, printer and unit report.
+ Notify appropriate resources for maintenance, track all requests
and statuses for unit clinical, telecommunication (phone system)
and computer equipment.
+ Contacts consultative services per business unit process.
+ Process patient information after discharge, including
disposition in electronic health record (EHR) and breakdown of
+ Assist with coordination of interpreter services after
collaboration with nursing staff.
+ Performs cleaning of unit clinical, telecommunication (phone
system) and computer equipment during each shift. Re-boots computer
equipment if needed.
+ Performs tasks related to emergency response activities.
+ Performs purposeful rounding according to unit standards
+ High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent.
+ One year in healthcare setting such as medical office, hospital
or laboratory required.
+ Previous experience as a unit secretary preferred.
This posting represents the major duties, responsibilities, and
authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list
of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore,
that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond
those explicitly described above.
Under the leadership of President and CEO Robert G. Riney, Henry
Ford Health is a
$6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a
health plan, and 250+ sites
including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics,
pharmacy, eye care facilities and
other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry
pioneer Henry Ford, the health system
now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry
Ford Medical Group, one
of the nation's oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200
physicians are also affiliated with the
health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford
is also one of the region's
major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million
in annual research funding and
remaining Michigan's fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an
active participant in medical
education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of
physicians currently practicing
in the state and also provides education and training for other
health professionals including nurses,
pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians.
Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make
healthier lifestyle choices or
making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's
all about choice. Henry
Ford Health has a new approach for its employee benefits program -
Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it
serves. There are
dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation,
benefits, work/life balance
and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to
your personal life. As an
employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an
Employee Assistance Program
(Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off,
Employee Health and Wellness, and a whole host of other benefits
and services. Employee's classified as contingent status are not
eligible for benefits.
Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry
Ford Health is
committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all
individuals without regard to
race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin,
disability, veteran status, size, height,
weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual
orientation, and genetic information,
or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal
and state laws.
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