Unit Secretary Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital
Ascension Saint Thomas, in partnership with Kindred--LifePoint Health, are to open the new Ascension Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital in Midtown Nashville, TN.
Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital will serve nine counties and a population of 1.9 million--including more than 298,000 senior citizens. Upon completion and pending necessary regulatory approvals, the 40-bed, state-of-the-art facility will replace the 24-bed Acute Rehab Unit now located at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital. Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital will provide additional access to post-acute care by addressing Middle Tennessee's shortage of dedicated beds for individuals who require extended neurological and cardiovascular care following serious health events.
Supports nursing department operations by assisting with administrative duties such as greeting visitors, scheduling appointments, transferring phone calls, admitting and discharging patients, communicating and coordinating between physicians, nursing staff and other hospital staff. May transcribe physician orders and file paperwork. May assist with patient care as trained.
Ensures visitors are acknowledged quickly and helps direct them and answer any questions.
Initiates medical record upon admission. Maintains said record during patient stay, and closes the record upon patient discharge within the electronic medical record.
Initiates follow-up regarding doctors' orders.
Ensures that all patient and special charges are processed.
Serves as unit receptionist for incoming and outgoing calls and visitor information.
Interacts frequently with unit personnel, physicians, visitors, patients' families and other ancillary hospital personnel for the purpose of giving and receiving information.
Has contact with patients. Duties may include answering patient lights, and fulfilling patient request for non-care items, attend appointments with patients, working in the cafe. Requires professional, courteous, and helpful manner in all contacts with customers.
Position involves multi-tasking in a high stress environment. Requires constant mental alertness and the ability to calmly and accurately perform duties when subjected to frequent and varied interruptions.
Must have the ability to exercise judgment and initiative in the resolution of problems encountered.
Ensures that all patient and unit equipment, supplies and procedures are ordered and received.
Other duties as assigned
High school diploma required, with two years of college level education preferred.
Computer experience required.
Prior experience in a hospital setting is preferred.
Must have the ability to work with all levels of medical personnel, patients and families,
Ability to speak and write concisely with knowledge of medical terminology desirable.
Job : Other Primary Location : TN-Nashville-St. Thomas Rehab Hosp (Nashville) Organization : 4099 - St. Thomas Rehab Hosp (Nashville) Shift : Day