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FutureCare Unit Secretary in Baltimore, Maryland

FutureCare Cold Spring located in Northeast Baltimore is looking for a GNA Unit secretary to join their team

The Nursing Unit Secretary performs clerical duties which contribute to the operation of the Unit. Works predominantly with an adult geriatric population

  • Communication: Participates as an effective member of the Unit, demonstrating effective interpersonal communication with all facility personnel, residents and families.

  • Acts as nursing unit receptionist assisting resident, visitors and staff as appropriate.

  • Answers telephone in a courteous manner, identifying self and Unit.

  • Interacts with others in a considerate, helpful, courteous manner.

  • Keeps nurses informed about admissions/discharges and resident related problems.

  • Uses discretion in handling confidential information.

  • Informs front office of resident activity.

  • Delivers resident mail and packages.

  • Maintains Medical Records according to policy:

  • Keeps charts organized, pages reinforced and maintains proper chart order.

  • Files all Lab results, X-Ray reports, etc. in chart accurately daily.

  • On a weekly basis, performs routine chart check for adequacy of chart forms, i.e., nurse’s notes.

  • Assembles charts for new admissions.

  • Prepares discharge chart the same day of discharge.

  • Provides chart thinning activities per policy.

  • Charts specific resident data per routine, i.e., vital signs, weight.

  • Maintains files for laboratory data.

  • Physician Orders:

  • Schedules appointment for diagnostic and therapeutic activities.

  • Schedules lab services.

  • Arranges Transportation:

  • Arranges for resident transportation for appointments.

  • Transports charts, specimens, or other items when requested.

  • Arranges for disposition of belongings of discharged and deceased residents.

  • Provides clerical activities:

  • Maintains a neat, orderly and safe work area, i.e., desk, charts, corridor.

  • Reports malfunctioning equipment and other safety hazards to charge nurse and maintenance.

  • Keeps unit stocked with medical and office supplies to meet unit needs.

  • Maintains resident identification system, i.e., tags on door, at bedside, resident arm band.

  • Adheres to policy and procedure:

  • Knows and observes policies and procedures.

  • Reads written communication book on a regular basis.

  • Presents neat appearance in appropriate dress and identification as required.

  • Abides by the standards identified in FutureCare’s Statement of Corporate Ethics and the Corporate Compliance Plan.

  • Performs educational activities:

  • Attends all mandatory in-services.

  • Other Duties:

    Performs other relevant duties as assigned.
  • High School Graduate

  • GNA certification preferred

  • One year experience in a Health Care setting preferred.

ID: 2021-14541

Shift: Days

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Street: 4700 Harford Road