Purpose Statement / Position Summary This position is responsible for monitoring/interpretation of cardiac rhythm monitored patients and for coordinating communication activities between caregivers, departments, patients, and visitors. It is accountable for accurate maintenance of the patient’s paper medical record. Assists health care providers in the function of order entry and navigating the patient’s electronic healthcare record in accordance with position security level. Assists Patient Flow Coordinator/House Supervisors/Charge Nurse in the coordination of patient admission, transfer, and discharge activities.
Position requires the full understanding thru active participation in fulfilling the Saddleback Memorial Medical Center (SMMC) Mission and iABC’s core values. Employee understands and supports the organizations Strategic Plan, Lean Initiatives for Continuous Performance Improvement, Patient Safety, and Patient Centered Care.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job 1. Demonstrates the ability to safely and competently perform assigned activities. 2. Demonstrates the ability to facilitate smooth and efficient unit operations 3. Demonstrates the ability to safely and competently perform order management activities. 4. Demonstrates the ability to perform activities related to admission, transfer and discharge. 5. Demonstrates the ability to safely and competently use equipment in the delivery of patient care and assures equipment is operational. 6. Demonstrates the ability to maintain an accurate, legally sound and complete paper medical record. 7. Demonstrates the ability to manage patient/family concerns and questions related to patient care/operations. 8. Ability to be at work and be on time. 9. Ability to follow company policies, procedures, and directives. 10. Ability to interact in a positive and constructive manner. 11. Ability to prioritize and multitask.
Experience One year acute care experience preferred. Proficient computer skills.
Education High School Graduate or equivalent. Telemetry trained with demonstrated competency in interpretation of EKG rhythms upon hire preferred. Medical terminology background preferred.