Unit Secretary 6SW Post Critical Full Time
MercyOne

Sioux City, Iowa

Posted in Medical and Nursing


Job Info


Employment Type:
Full time
Shift:

Description:
Provides information and communication services to patients, visitors, employees and communication services to patients, visitors, employees, and physicians. Is key in maintaining rapport interdepartmentally and with external agencies.
Your best life. Our one purpose.

At MercyOne, we own our actions to achieve our larger goals. We invest in great people and ask that you make each experience your responsibility.

What we offer:

We care about your well-being, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:

  • Wellness programs
  • Education reimbursement
  • Personalized health insurance plans including dental and vision
  • Paid time off
  • Long- and short-term leave
  • Retirement planning
  • Life insurance coverage

About the job:

Provides information and communication services to patients, visitors, employees and communication services to patients, visitors, employees, and physicians. Is key in maintaining rapport interdepartmentally and with external agencies.

What you will do:
  • Maintains a working knowledge of orders and understands the supplies/equipment needed by staff, patients, or physicians and orders them independently. Orders and maintains department supplies.
  • Assists with the coordination of incoming and outgoing communication to the department, including inquiries from patients and the visitor's intercom. Answers departmental phone appropriately and efficiently, assuring the transmission of communication and relevant information to nursing personnel. Receives and records reports/messages from other departments, and utilizing good judgment, relays information to nurse in charge or other appropriate personnel.
  • Is accurate and proficient in the review of patient charts and enters charges. Determines that all charges are accounted for.
  • Completes required training or ADT process, order entry, central scheduling and assigned billing systems. Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers, i.e., order entry and charges. Maintains patient charts by accurately filing reports and recording information.
  • Accesses patient accounts to verify and make available charge information to patients and authorized personnel.
  • Assists and communicates with physicians and nurses by retrieving charts, obtaining requested reports.
  • Attends and participates in in-services and other meetings as required to maintain skills and upgrade information provided through collaboration.
  • Escorts patients to appropriate services, monitors waiting rooms, maintains liaison with guards and parking attendants.

What we are looking for:
  • High school graduate or equivalent degree with post high school related courses required.
  • A minimum of 2 years prior hospital/medical related experience preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge of Medical Terminology is required.
  • Ability to function effectively under stressful and in emergency situations. Possesses excellentemotional maturity with outgoing personality and self-confident attitude to deal with all levels of the public and/or patients.
Why MercyOne Western Iowa?

MercyOne Western Iowa serves the needs of individuals in a 33-county area including western Iowa, eastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota. MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center, a 238-bed regional facility, is home to the only Level II trauma center in the area - one of only four trauma care facilities in the state to receive verification from the American College of Surgeons - and MercyOne Air Med, a regional helicopter ambulance service. Along with owned and managed hospitals in Primghar and Hawarden, Iowa, and a partnership with Dunes Surgical Hospital in South Dakota, the region also operates a primary care network, specialty care clinics and home health care, providing an entire continuum of preventative, primary, acute and tertiary health care services to provide personalized, compassionate care for the communities we serve and beyond.

About MercyOne and Trinity Health

We are MercyOne: a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping you and your community live your best life so you can get well-and stay well. With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond. MercyOne Western Iowa is a member of Trinity Health

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Our Mission defines us:

MercyOne serves with fidelity to the Gospel as a compassionate, healing ministry of Jesus Christ to transform the health of our communities.

Our timeless Values guide us:
  • Reverence
  • Integrity
  • Commitment to the Poor
  • Compassion
  • Excellence
  • Justice
  • Stewardship
MercyOne Cultural Beliefs direct us:
  • Be ONE: I benefit from and strengthen MercyOne.
  • Personalize Care: Your experience. My responsibility.
  • Own It!: I own my actions to deliver our key results.
  • Improve Daily: I make improvements every day for those we serve including each other.
  • Innovate: I imagine and embrace bold new ideas to revolutionize health.

MercyOne Siouxland Medical Center and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, physical disability or any other classification protected under local, state or federal law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.



More Medical and Nursing jobs


Blanchard Valley Regional Health Center
Findlay, Ohio
Posted about 8 hours ago

Snapon
Richfield, Ohio
Posted about 8 hours ago

GWU Medical Faculty Associates
Washington, District of Columbia
Posted about 8 hours ago

Improve Job Search

Subscribe to job alerts and add your resume to our resume database for employers!


Sign up now


Share diversity job

Unit Secretary 6SW Post Critical Full Time is also posted to sites within our Diversity Job Network.


African American Job Search Logo
Asian Job Search Logo
Disabled Job Seekers Logo
Hispanic Job Exchange Logo
LGBT Job Search Logo
Seniors to Work Logo
US Diversity Job Search Logo
Veteran Job Center Logo