Date Posted: 11/18/2020
Location: Shrewsbury, PA 17361
Company: SpiriTrust Lutheran
Job Type: Full Time
SpiriTrust Lutheran is now hiring a FT Skilled Care Unit Secretary.
For the third consecutive year, we have been certified as a Great Place to Work! 2020-2021
At SpiriTrust Lutheran®, our employees are a highly valued resource. Their dedication, skill and commitment enable us to provide excellent service and care within our continuing care retirement communities, community outreach programs and home care services. We offer: Competitive salaries Comprehensive benefits package Education assistance Career advancement/professional growth Friendly, team-oriented environment If you are ready to join us for a rewarding career.
Education/Training: A high school diploma or equivalent with an emphasis in a business curriculum.
Skill(s):Speak and understand English; proficient reading, writing, grammar, and mathematics skills; proficient interpersonal relations and communication skills; proficient keyboarding skills; proficient PC skills; knowledge of various office machines; general knowledge of assigned department’s operations. Refer to separate analysis for physical requirements of the essential functions with or without accommodation.
Experience: Prior experience as a unit secretary or valid nursing assistant certification normally required.
Responsible for performing a variety of duties to support the assigned function and supervisor; achieving goals as established in the department’s annual operating plan; coordinating work within the department, as well as with other departments; reporting pertinent information to the immediate supervisor; responding to inquiries or requests for information.
Supports the mission and values of SpiriTrust Lutheran which is: SpiriTrust Lutheran, witnessing to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, provides exceptional health, human and senior living services by supporting persons in achieving an optimal quality of life.
Interacts with residents, clients, staff, and the general public in ways that demonstrate the agency’s commitment to courtesy, service and hospitality befitting a church related organization.
Performs a variety of duties to support the assigned function and supervisor as follows:
Schedules all residents’ appointments, arranges transportation to these appointments, and contacts the physicians/hospitals for appropriate reports.
Transcribes medical orders
Assembles charts for new admissions
Interacts with residents at various times throughout the workday, provides assistance within level of expertise.
Answers telephone, takes and delivers messages and correspondences to the appropriate people.
Assists in maintaining residents’ medical records.
Maintains supply of forms on the nursing units.
Assures that all work areas are kept clean, free of clutter, and adequately stocked.
Reports all incidents/accidents to self, residents, and others as appropriate.
Reports all unsafe equipment immediately to supervisor.
Identifies, prevents, and reports actual or suspected abuse, neglect, exploitation and improper use of chemical and physical restraints, in accordance with standards.
Treats all residents fairly with kindness, dignity, and respect while creating and maintaining an atmosphere of warmth.
Accurately records time worked and not worked as illustrated by the following. Makes corrections to timekeeping system, as necessary, on appropriate forms within the required payroll timeframe.
Coordinates specific work tasks with other personnel within the department as well as with other departments in order to ensure the smooth and efficient flow of information.
Abides by current laws and organization standards and procedures designed and implemented to promote an environment which is free of sexual harassment and other forms of illegal discriminatory behavior in the workplace.
Cooperates with and supports the adherence of all Agency standards, procedures and practices in support of risk management and overall safely and soundness and compliance with all regulatory requirements, i.e., HIPPA, OSHA, etc.
Reports pertinent information to the immediate supervisor as requested, or according to an established schedule, compiles information as necessary or as directed and provides data to appropriate personnel.
Responds to inquiries from customers, other personnel etc., within given timeframes and within established policy.
Completes educational requirements as mandated by state and federal agencies to maintain competencies.