Nursing Unit Secretary

Centura Health

Louisville , CO  

2018-04-23 2018-05-23
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Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 17,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine, leadership and business.

Through Centura Health’s 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or western Kansas community you will love to call home.



Located minutes from Boulder, CO, in the charming community of Louisville, Avista Adventist Hospital is a comprehensive medical center that provides a full-range of medical specialties and exceptional health care to residents of Louisville, Broomfield and the surrounding Boulder area communities. With 114-beds, this full-service facility has been honored for excellence in cardiac, mom/baby and emergency care. It is also home to one of the area’s top joint and spine care centers specializing in hip and knee replacement, as well as spine surgery. Avista is proud to be recognized for its award-winning New Life Center, the area's most innovative birth center and large Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery. In 2013, Avista was named among the _Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience_ by /Women Certified/® (womencertified.com) for quality physician communications, nurse/staff responsiveness, superior cleanliness and referrals by other women. With some of the lowest turnover and highest associate satisfaction scores in the industry, Avista Adventist Hospital has an excellent local reputation for its supportive culture, visionary leadership, strong team and daily living of what it means to truly /care for the whole person – body, mind and spirit./







*_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 126340_*







*_Recruiter Contact:_* Huggins, Madelyn E







*_Clinic/Department:_** 7221 AAH EMERGENCY ROOM*







*_Hospital:_** AVISTA ADVENTIST HOSPITAL*







*_Schedule:_* PRN - Per Request Needed







*_Shift:_* Variable





*_Position Summary_*







In collaboration with the healthcare team, coordinates and prioritizes patient, physician and staff needs. The key essential job functions of this role include customer focus and patient experience, coordination of provider-entered orders, communication, and time management.















*_Minimum Education requirements,_*







High School Diploma or GED















*_Minimum Experience Requirements_*







Medical Terminology, Clerical Skills, Related Experience Preferred







Proficient in basic computer skills















*_Licenses/Certifications_*







Basic Life Support (BLS ) certification from the American Heart Association















*_Position Duties_*







*Customer Focus 35%*







Welcomes and greets patients/visitors. Directs/escorts customer to desired location. Triages patient lights in a timely manner. Communicates with patient, family members, visitors, physicians and associates in a competent, caring manner. Actively participates in the creation and maintenance of a positive patient experience. May be tasked with conducting patient rounds throughout the shift, asking if patients/visitors have needs; orienting all to the unit and patient room







*Coordination of Provider Entered Orders 25%*







Monitors the electronic record for new provider-entered orders, coordinating the completion of the orders with nursing staff and other departments as appropriate. Competently utilizes computer technology to access and exchange data (i.e. lab results, interdepartmental communications). Maintains non-EMR patient records as needed to ensure availability of accurate patient information. Ability to use critical thinking skills competently in order to handle multiple tasks and fluctuating volumes







*Communication 20%*







Proactively identifies and communicates clearly with all members of the team to ensure that everyone remains informed of tests, procedures, messages, new orders and needs of patients. Effectively communicates with medical staff, nursing and other associates to ensure that timely care is delivered







*Time Management 20%*







Independently prioritizes tasks and maintains an uncluttered work environment. Maintains adequate supplies. Input of daily and special charges when required. Maintains/updates unit logs in timely manner. Filing, logging, copying, scanning, reporting and other clerical duties as required. Coordinates services from maintenance and other service departments as needed. Orients new staff as requested















_*Physical Requirements*_







Light Work - Exert/lift up to 20lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 10lbs frequently













*Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014:* Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does _not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014_. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
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