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Unit Secretary Dunklau Gardens

Company: Methodist Health System
Location: Fremont
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Why work for Nebraska Methodist Health System?At Nebraska Methodist Health System, we focus on providing exceptional care to the communities we serve and people we employ. We call it The Meaning of Care - a culture that has and will continue to set us apart. It's helping families grow by making each delivery special, conveying a difficult diagnosis with a compassionate touch, going above and beyond for a patient's needs, or giving a high five when a patient beats a disease or conquers a personal health challenge. We offer competitive pay, excellent benefits and a great work environment where all employees are valued! Most importantly, our employees are part of a team that makes a real difference in the communities we live and work in.Job Summary:Support patient care delivery by providing clerical services to Dunklau Gardens. Perform direct and indirect resident cares within the scope of licensure. Maintain an orderly and clean facility.Responsibilities:Essential FunctionsProvide administrative support to the nursing units.

  • Answer phones using appropriate telephone etiquette and ensuring patient confidentiality.
  • Consistently promote a positive image of the unit.Transcribe and countersign physician's orders.
    • Receive and interpret physician orders.
    • Implement orders and document of all resident related information.Provide clinical support to the unit coordinating patient care.Prepare and maintain medical record according to established policies.
      • Initiate proper documentation for all patient changes (e.g., transfers, discharge, etc.).
      • Ensure all orders are disseminated to appropriate staff in a timely manner.
      • Review and ensure completion of all orders.Monitor supply stock and reorder as needed to maintain sufficient inventory.Provide direct resident care under the supervision of nursing team.
        • Consistently promote a positive resident and employee experience.
        • Assist residents with activities of daily living.
        • Assist with procedures as directed.
        • Prepare and transport residents for meals and assists with distribution and feeding as needed.
        • Assist and accompany resident in the admission, transfer and discharge processes.
        • Administer medications within scope of licensure and accurately documents in medical record.
        • Provide for resident privacy at all times.
        • Maintain a clean and organized work area, following proper sanitation guidelines.
        • Secure resident clothing and personal property (e.g., prosthetic devices, hearing aids, glasses, etc.) and placing owner's information as appropriate.Schedule:9 am to 530 pm weekend rotationJob Description:Job RequirementsEducation
          • High school diploma or equivalent required.
          • 75 hour CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) course required.License/Certifications
            • 40 Hour Medication Aide Certification required.
            • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) strongly preferred to have at time of hire, required within 3 months of hire.Experience
              • Minimum six months CNA experience required.
              • One year experience in a Long Term Care/Skilled Care facility preferred.Skills
                • Skill with verbal and written communication.
                • Skill using computers and clinical software.
                • Skill observing and documenting patient/resident conditions.
                • Knowledge of Medical terminology.
                • Knowledge of geriatric populations.
                • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
                • Ability to accurately type.
                • Ability to maintain medical charts.Physical RequirementsPhysicalWeight Demands
                  • Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force.Physical Activity
                    • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):
                      • Climbing
                      • Crawling
                      • Kneeling
                      • Sitting
                      • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):
                        • Balancing
                        • Carrying
                        • Crouching
                        • Distinguish colors
                        • Keyboarding/typing
                        • Lifting
                        • Pulling/Pushing
                        • Repetitive Motions
                        • Stooping/bending
                        • Twisting
                        • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):
                          • Fingering/Touching
                          • Grasping
                          • Hearing
                          • Reaching
                          • Seeing/Visual
                          • Speaking/talking
                          • WalkingHazards
                            • Rare (1-33%):
                              • Explosives (pressurized gas)
                              • Electrical Shock/Static
                              • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)
                              • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)
                              • Hazardous Drugs (exposure risks, personal protective equipment required)
                              • Occasionally (34%-66%):
                                • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)
                                • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)
                                • Equipment/Machinery/Tools
                                • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations
                                • Frequent (67%-100%): - Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF) About Methodist: Nebraska Methodist Health System is made up of four hospitals in Nebraska and southwest Iowa, more than 30 clinic locations, a nursing and allied health college, and a medical supply distributorship and central laundry facility. From the day Methodist Hospital was chartered in 1891, service to our communities has been a top priority. Financial assistance, health education, outreach to our diverse communities and populations, and other community benefit activities have always been central to our mission.Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Methodist Health System, Omaha , Unit Secretary Dunklau Gardens, Administration, Clerical , Fremont, Nebraska

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