Texas Health

Unit Secretary-PreOp/Specials

Job Location US-TX-Plano
Job ID
2018-4068
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Administrative Support Worker
Regular Work Hours
Varies
Department
PreOp/Special Procedures [060]

Overview

Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery is a surgical hospital treating more than 18,000 patients annually through our surgery, pain management and imaging services.  Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the people in the communities we serve.  We are committed to providing excellent service to our patients, and we believe excellence begins with our employees. Voted Best Places to Work by Modern Healthcare and as one of The Best Companies to Work for in Texas, THCDS has an exciting opportunity to add to our family. 

 

Responsibilities

Provides indirect patient care in the pre-operative and/or pain management setting.  Meets the communication needs of the patient/family, department staff and medical staff.  Prepares and compiles records.  Initiates directions from physician and nursing staff.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies and procedures and standards.
  • Reception duties
  • Provide clerical, secretarial and data entry
  • Initiates all aspects of discharges/transfers
  • Assists the nursing staff as needed with non-medical tasks
  • Demonstrates the ability to accurately and efficiently organize patient charts
  • Transcribes information from one source to another with a high degree of accuracy
  • Demonstrates proficiency in using the computer, e.g., printing labels, schedules, etc.
  • Prepares daily Specials schedules and distributes to appropriate departments
  • Assists in maintaining the patient call log book (writing call back sheets, correct phone numbers, pulling cancelled cases)

Qualifications

  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Current BLS certification
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • CPSI software experience preferred

 

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