HCR ManorCare Unit Secretary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

HCR ManorCare provides a range of services, including skilled nursing care, assisted living, post-acute medical and rehabilitation care, hospice care, home health care and rehabilitation therapy. Prepares and compiles records in nursing unit. Answers telephone and relays messages to residents and nursing staff. In return for your expertise, you'll enjoy excellent training, industry-leading benefits and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow. Be a part of the team leading the nation in healthcare.

339 - ManorCare Health Services - North Hills, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1-3 months previous working experience.

Job Specific Details:

Every effort has been made to make your job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or is a logical assignment to the position. Residents Rights ? Knows and respects patient rights ? Ensures protected health information is kept confidential ? Reports complaints made by patients or staff to supervisor ? Reports all allegations of patient neglect, abuse and/or misappropriation of patient property Safety and Sanitation ? Follows established safety procedures ? Observes safety needs of patients as indicated in care plan ? Wears and/or uses safety equipment and supplies when indicated and properly trained to use ? Demonstrates job-specific knowledge of fire and disaster preparedness during drills or actual situations Staff Development ? Attends and participates in scheduled in-service training, educational classes and meetings and company policy ? Participates in QAA program ? Attends and participates in Circle of Care classes Unit Secretary Responsibilities ? Records information in clinical record as outlined by center standards ? Copies information, such as resident?s temperature, pulse rate, and blood pressure from nurses? records onto resident?s medical records. ? Records diet instructions. ? Keeps file of medical records on residents in unit. ? Prepares notice of resident?s discharge to inform business office. ? Requisitions supplies designated by nursing staff. ? Answers telephone and relays messages to residents and nursing staff. ? Directs visitors to residents? rooms. ? Checks resident ID system, ID bands and/ore resident pictures and obtains replacements as necessary ? Prepares name tags for doors and places on door upon admission and as needed ? Thins clinical records at least monthly ? Audits new admission charts, using the Quality Improvement audit tools ? Faxes orders to physicians, as requested ? Assembles and maintains complete admission and discharge/transfer packets for assigned units ? Schedules transportation to physician appointments or other appointments, as required. Arrange escort, as required Employee Name: _______ 7/97; Rev. 9/02; 2/08 Unit Secretary p.2 of 2 Unit Secretary Responsibilities, continued ? Ensure lab printer and fax are set-up properly and ready for operation ? Tracks H&P due, Informs supervisor of annual H&Ps due ? Performs any miscellaneous work assignments as may be required. Education ? High School graduate or equivalent. Must have legible penmanship, knowledge of medical symbols, abbreviations, and terminology. Experience ? 1-3 months previous working experience. Physical Demands ? Lifting 20 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 pounds; Reaching, handling, feeling, talking, and hearing. Travel ? N/A Working Conditions ? Inside with well-lighted, and well-ventilated areas. Principal Contacts ? Works closely with all members of nursing staff. General Requirements Must be able to execute the terms and conditions set forth in the HCR ManorCare Employee Handbook, including, but not limited to: a. Works in a safety-conscious manner which ensures that safe work practices are used in order not to pose a risk to self or others in the workplace. Reports any safety violations or hazards to supervisor. b. Complies with company policies and procedures and local, state, and federal regulations c. Adheres to policy on Drug-Free Workplace d. Interacts in a tactful, diplomatic, and humanistic manner with residents, families, visitors, and co-workers to provide a safe, efficient, and therapeutically effective caring environment which ensures the self-respect, personal dignity, rights and physical safety of each resident and facility guest e. Maintains a dependable attendance record and adheres to standards of cleanliness, grooming, hygiene, and dress code. f. Takes positive action to ensure equal opportunity in the conduct of all business activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, age, national origin, disability, citizenship, veteran status or any other legally protected category.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category.In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a job with HCR ManorCare, please contact 1-800-642-1593 or jobline@hcr-manorcare.com.