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UNIT FACILITATOR Full Time Mid Shift Observation Unit (Mercy Fitzgerald)

Location
Darby, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
7 Jan 2023
Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

12 Hour Evening Shift

Description:

Mercy Fitzgerald, a member of Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic is looking for a Unit Clerk (Facilitator) to join the nursing team on the 4 North Observation Unit!

Job Type:

Full Time

Schedule:

11am-11:30pm, 72 hours per biweekly pay, every other weekend rotation

:

Under direct supervision from the Professional Care Provider, performs specific duties to provide service and comfort to patients and families in accordance with the Mission and Values of Mercy Health System.

Clinical Functions

Participates in patient rounding as directed.

Answers call bells in person.

Assists patients in completing dietary selections.

Distributes ice and water to patients as directed.

Performs 1:1 patient observation as assigned/needed within a specific area of care provision.

Medical Record Maintenance

Assembles and maintains patient charts in the prescribed order per chart order throughout the hospital stay. Reviews chart for:
  • Correct order
  • Correct chart
  • Forms with all PLUE labels
  • Forms from Formsfast
Files labs and reports in the correct patient record.

Initiates universal forms during computer down times.

Prepares Foley Forms as required.

"Thins" patient records per Medical Record Standards.

Prints appropriate forms from FormsFast such as consult sheets and pre-op checklists.

Checks for progress notes, prints, and adds to patient chart as necessary.

Obtains and stores "past" medical records per Medical Record Standard.

Reviews physicians orders on an ongoing basis and documents laboratory and cardiology orders on clipboard (as necessary).

Verifies name of primary care physician and patients home phone number with the patient and corrects on face sheet as necessary. Initials face sheet once information is verified or corrected.

Verifies that observation status patient records are housed in the appropriate observation chart.

Generates Meditech reports as directed by Patient Care Manager.

Monitors for consult orders, contacts consultants, and documents notification of consult.

Copies restraint sheets daily and submit to Patient Care Manager.

Enters written orders into the electronic medical record as necessary, and documents date, time and signature on order sheet

Materials and Supplies

Receives orders verbally or in writing for supplies necessary for unit operations.

Submits orders through system(s) as required.

Ensures that an adequate supply of materials and supplies as assigned are readily available for unit use.

Receives supply or material order and distribute or store as required.

Retrieves medical record information from the pneumatic tube system.

Participates in stocking and maintenance of PPE in isolation stations.

Patient Discharge Functions

Works collaboratively with Clinical Care Supervisor to facilitate patient discharges as requested.

Obtain patient signature on 2nd notice of "Important Message From Medicare."

Ensures that Discharge Postcard is on the patient chart for the RN to complete at the time of discharge.

Completes follow up phone calls for discharged patients and assists in the process of making post discharge appointments with appropriate physician offices.

Faxes copy of discharge instruction to primary care physician office.

Assists with arrangements for home care and equipment needed for home care as directed by care transition nurses.

Facilitates patient discharge and obtains services to expedite discharge under the direction of the caregiver.

Facilitates transportation services (such as van services).

Administrative Duties

Assists with staffing needs by willingly accepting reassignments to other patient care areas.

Attends unit meetings and assigned in-services as evidenced by attendance sheet and individual education file.

Performs other duties as directed by Patient Care Manager.

Requirements:

High school diploma or GED.

Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

Function in stressful situations

Adapt to change

Organize work and manage time effectively by completing assignments in the allotted time.

Use computer, including electronic medical record system, Microsoft Office products, and navigate the Internet

Communicate in the English language orally and in writing

Promote good working relationships and good communication among staff and between departments and disciplines. Knowledge of Medical terminology (preferred)

Physician secretary, medical assistant or administrative assistant experience preferred.

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.

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.

EOE including disability/veteran

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Details

  • Job Reference: 863892017-2
  • Date Posted: 7 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Trinity Health
  • Location: Darby, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Role: Other, Project Management, Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent