Location Address:1210 US 27 North Lake Placid, Florida 33852
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Lake Placid
Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
Largest Employer in the County
Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
Close knit community with a home town family feel
2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast
You Will Be Responsible For:
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
All essential functions must be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Prepares and maintains patients medical records from admission through discharge to organization, completeness and accuracy of the records system for the unit
Assembles, accurately labels and maintains the physical patient chart.
Serves as a liaison between patients/families, staff and the medical staff.
Demonstrates techniques of receiving and directing patients and visitors, answering routine inquiries and processing referrals/consults.
Maintains the unit census record up-to-date including admissions, transfers and discharges.
Informs bed manager of bed availability and facilitates patient flow.
Accurately reconciles the unit midnight census including verification of bed accommodation codes.
Maintains downtime forms and downtime chart packets. Efficiently performs tasks required in preparation for scheduled downtime. Supports staff activities during downtime to assure accurate and timely documentation. Prepares downtime forms for scanning after each downtime.
Monitors physician orders to assist medical/nursing staff to assure prompt, efficient timely care of all patients.
Consistently uses the Patient Access List (PAL) or the Tracking Shell to monitor, and when appropriate, process physician orders. Informs the responsible nurse of new and / or STAT orders.
Manages unit supplies, activities, time and other resources in cost effective manner to reduce waste
Places repair requests using the web-based request form. Follows-up on outstanding requests.
Responds to electronic temperature monitoring alarms. Records action and follow up within the electronic system.
Maintains all unit supplies in an organized manner. Performs inventories and requisitions necessary supplies for nursing unit including office supplies, forms and non-stock patient care supplies within established par levels. Keeps the department manager informed of back orders.
Maintains functional knowledge and seeks to improve competency in the area of responsibility.
Embraces opportunities to learn new skills
Attends mandatory hospital in-services
Readily shares knowledge with co-workers and other staff.
Functions as a preceptor
What You Will Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum of a High School diploma or equivalent
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
BLS -condition of employment
CPI prior to or within 6 months of employment (Emergency Department and Behavioral Health Units only)
The Unit Clerk is responsible for the secretarial duties in the patient care area in accordance with the Hospitals' mission, physicians and patient expectations.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.