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Ward Clerk

Company: Halifax Hospital Medical Center
Location: Daytona Beach
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Halifax Health is seeking a Unit Clerk/Critical Care Equipment Technician for the IMC Department.

Summary:
The Unit Clerk/CCET position incorporates performance of clerical and receptionist duties on assigned unit; maintaining equipment and level of supplies in the assigned unit and assisting unit staff and manager in maintaining an environment that enhances patient safety standards; may also assist with patient care responsibilities as assigned.

Job Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent requiredSuccessful completion and maintenance of AHA BLSKnowledge of medical terminology and/or unit secretary certification preferredHealth related experience in supply and distribution or as an Equipment Tech, Nursing Assistant, or Operating Room Tech preferredCompletion of General Orientation and Unit Orientation and unit-specific competency checklistBasic computer skills or ability to learn and use hospital computerEffective communication skills with unit staff and other departments

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Enters physician orders into the computer accurately and efficiently; ensures orders are being entered using correct patient name, medical record number and visit numberEstablishes priority of unit needsAware of role in all emergency situationsAssembles and maintains patient's chart, ensure all paperwork in chart has correct patient labelOrders unit supplies and chart formsGreets patient, visitor, physician and other hospital personnel in a courteous, friendly mannerIf Monitor Tech competent- ensures all patients are being monitored while on unit; ensures all alarms are active; responds to all monitor alarms and notifies RN, charge nurse, clinical coordinator, or manager as necessary, and obtains a sample of the alarm rhythm and places in appropriate section on the chartNotifies the RN immediately for any change in patient cardiac rhythmAdmits, discharges and transfers patients appropriately and in a timely mannerCollaborates with Biomedical Department regarding proper maintenance and functioning of equipmentCheck that the unit equipment is working properly; reports defective equipment to appropriate department, tags equipment per policy and notifies nurse manager as necessaryMaintains unit level of suppliesKeeps equipment clean and disinfected using appropriate cleaning solution techniqueMaintains a clean, safe environment by observing for possible hazardsRun errands to other departments such as SPD, Radiology, Laboratory, and other nursing unitsAssists with transport of patients to other areas of hospitalAssists with patient care responsibilities and duties as assignedChecks patient identification band for two identifiers prior to any interaction with the patientPerforms as an effective Team MemberDemonstrates professional development and accountability

About Us:
Halifax HealthRecognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the areas largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in womens health, two community clinics, three childrens medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the areas only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

Keywords: Halifax Hospital Medical Center, Daytona Beach , Ward Clerk, Other , Daytona Beach, Florida

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