Unit Secretary in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, United States
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Fort Walton Beach Medical Center

Unit Secretary

Fort Walton Beach, FL, United States
Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)
Admitting Registration Clerical and Scheduling   Job ID: 01307-11483
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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is a 267-bed top-performing quality hospital with over 200 of the most highly respected and qualified physicians in the area. It is the only acute care hospital in the Tri-County area that offers open heart surgery, an Advanced Primary Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission and an Accredited Chest Pain Center. An affiliate of the UAB Cancer Community Network, Fort Walton offers a Cancer Care Center that is accredited by the Commission on Cancer. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center also provides advanced care for critically ill patients, including cardiovascular and trauma injury care, and emergency services, including a main ER, Pediatric ER and Destin ER. Fort Walton Beach Medical Center is in partnership with Twin Cities Hospital, located in Niceville. We are also the parent company of the Rehabilitation Institute, both located in Destin.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Perform clerical and receptionist duties, in accordance with the philosophy, goals and objectives of FWBMC.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Participate in the unit based Quality Improvement process.
  2. Demonstrates knowledge and respect of patient rights to privacy and protection of patient confidentiality.
  3. Organizes and communicates patient care activities to the patient and to the Registered Nurse.
  4. Completes, executes and performs secretarial tasks such as, Order Entry, filing and organizing patient charts and medication orders.
  5. Communicates, interacts and participates in team work on the unit.
  6. Demonstrates and understanding of patients charts, physician orders and nursing orders.
  7. Promotes and displays a positive customer oriented demeanor to patients, visitors, staff and physicians.
  8. Demonstrates an understanding and is proficient in the use of a computer and office equipment.
  9. Maintains the unit in optimal operating condition by cleaning general work stations and stocking of supplies.
  10. Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, qualify of care or the services delivered.
  11. Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system.  Uses system to report potential patient safety issues.
  12. Follows established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm.
  13. Attends in-service presentations and completes all mandatory education requirements.
  14. Uses Performance Improvement Plan to improve patient safety.
  15. Regular, punctual and dependable attendance.
  16. Other duties as assigned.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

Qualifications

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:

  • None

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:

  • BLS – AHA Healthcare Provider required upon hire

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED: 

  • Unit Secretary skills preferred
  • Basic pharmacology knowledge, medical terminology preferred
  • Basic computer skills
  • Customer Service Experience

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

  • Read and writes Basic English
  • Knowledge of body substance isolation
  • Ability to use a computer, typewriter and calculator
  • Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs
  • Professional phone etiquette
  • Answer call lights and respond or report to nurse or PCT

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Full-time • Days (rotating weekends)

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