Works independently in providing various clerical services to their assigned unit. Processes physician’s orders and works collaboratively with many departments to schedule patient tests and appointments to expedite patient diagnoses and treatment. Required to contact and interacts with other facilities in order to arrange appointments, tests, and transfers. May monitor telemetry rhythms for pertinent changes in fetal or cardiac rhythms and interprets rhythms and keeps nurse informed of life threatening arrhythmias. Technician/Clerks are responsible for monitoring blood pressure and oxygen sats and reporting changes to appropriate nurse. Records pertinent patient information and rhythm strips in the clinical record. May assist with basic patient needs as necessary. Consistently acts as a focus of communication for internal/external customer service. Performs computer operations accurately and efficiently. Initiates and maintains admission, discharge, and transfer information. Responsible for accurate billing/charge entry.
Highest Education Level Required:
High School or Equivalent
Optional Licenses And Certificates:
ADVANCE CARDIOVASCULAR LIFE SUPPORT (Preferred)
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (Preferred)
CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (Helpful)
PEDIATRIC ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (Preferred)