unit coordinator/medical records
- Perform general office duties, such as answering telephones, greeting patients, families, visitors.
- Maintaining phone log of daily calls.
- Entering new referrals into EMR system.
- Filling-in work schedule for call outs/open dates.
- Communicating with nurses re: patient/family phone calls.
- Entering patient diagnosis codes into EMR system.
- Scanning documents to physician/personnel.
unit coordinator ( medical-surgical & pediatric ward) )
- Keeping the front desk managed by answering phone calls, putting in orders from Doctors, keeping charts organized.
- Assissting Nurses with vital signs and entering them into the computer.
- Admitting/dismissing patients.
- Support RN/LPN/CNA with any needs.
- Perform general office duties, such as answering telephones, taking dictation, or completing insurance forms.
- Entering patients into prescription system and medical equipment system.
- Scanning medical records.
- Creating new patient charts
- A unit assistant is a secretary and certified nursing assistant.
- As a secretary:
- Answering phone calls, making phone calls.
- Accommodating patients and their families especially, by getting them food, answers from doctors or nurses, making sure they aren’t waiting that long.
- Put in doctors orders, answer phones, make sure nurses are aware of surgeries patients are going for.
- Make charts for new patients (admissions) and take them apart for discharges which you have to send them with the patients or send them to the new facility via fax.
- As a Certified Nursing Assitant:
- Ensured that OR and scheduled cases remain on time.
- Coordinate with physicians, patients and staff adjustments as needed.
- Communicated with offices, patients and outside vendors and accommodated their needs.
- Maintained appropriate and complete documentation of patient procedures.