Monitor Technician/Unit Secretary FT Nights

Location
Hudson, Florida
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Nov 12, 2017
Ref
00311-7180
Specialty
OR / PACU
Contract Type
Permanent

The Unit Secretary/Monitor Tech acts as the primary clerical resource for the unit as well as monitors patients' EKG waveforms in a centralized monitoring station.  

Duties and responsibilities include:


• Performs a range of clerical duties that support the operations of the unit.
• Acts as unit receptionist greeting and directing visitors.
• Assists in the ordering, receipt and storage of supplies.
• Assembles patient charts.
• Answers unit telephone, transferring calls, determining when staff members should be paged and taking and forwarding messages.
• Serves as an important link in the communication chain ensuring information is transmitted between nursing personnel, other hospital personnel,  physicians, patients, family members and other guests.
• Assists in entering patient information in Meditech computer system.
• Maintains nursing station in neat and orderly manner.
• Completes special projects for unit director, supervisors and charge nurses.
• Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required. 
• Orients and mentors new staff members.

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