Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients' home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's "Most Admired Healthcare Company" for 8 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.
Provides clerical support and services to meet the specific needs of the Unit.
Performs clerical functions for the nursing unit within the unit secretary's sphere of responsibility.
Answers the telephone, take messages and communicates messages to the appropriate person in a timely manner.
Answers call lights and communicates messages to the appropriate person in a timely manner.
Under direction of a nurse, schedules patient tests, procedures and activities.
Prepares admission charts/records.
Assemble charts for new admissions with all appropriate forms.
Labels chart with correct patient and physician information.
Processes patient orders into the medical record per center's policy and procedure
Processes patient discharge orders.
Make copies of medical record for accepting facility as required by policy.
Disassembles patient chart and sends chart to medical records after patient discharge.
Orders supplies under direction of the nurse manager/charge nurse/ADON/DON.
Assist physicians as needed.
Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company's Code of Business Conduct, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.
Promotes adherence to the Company's Code of Business Conduct and the Corporate Compliance Agreement by monitoring employee performance and identifying and responding to compliance issues.
Performs other tasks as assigned.
Knowledge of medical terminology
Ability to maintain confidentiality of all patient and/or employee information to assure patient and/or employee rights are protected.
Understands the principles of growth and development for the entire lifespan and ability to provide care appropriate for adult and geriatric patients as appropriate to the patient population.
Ability to work under stress and to respond quickly in emergency situations. Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
Demonstrates a high level of interpersonal skills when working or interacting with patients, their families and other staff members.
Ability to communicate in English effectively through verbal and written means to the extent necessary to perform job duties appropriately. Reading and comprehension at level necessary to perform job duties appropriately.
Promote adherence to the Company's Code of Business Conduct and the Corporate Compliance Agreement by monitoring employee performance and identifying and responding to compliance issues:
Must read, write and speak fluent English.
Must have good and regular attendance.
Approximate percent of time required to travel: 0 - 10%