Department Support Assistant- Labor and Delivery

Requisition ID
2021-155828
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Labor And Delivery Services
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Evening
Standard Hours
Monday-Friday 3-11:30 pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center
Location
IA-DES MOINES

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Performs clerical work and coordinates communications within the assigned nursing unit.  Facilitates communication between the nursing unit and other hospital departments.

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs clerical duties for the nursing unit by maintaining charts; answering multi-line phones; greeting and assisting customers in a friendly and timely manner; and sorting and distributing mail.
  • Utilizes computer applications (Electronic Health Records, etc.) and communication technologies (Teletracking, Vocera, Hillrohm System, etc.) effectively.
  • Communicates patient information or department needs such as dietary, environmental services, and all Information Technology issues.
  • Maintains a safe, neat, and organized work environment by ordering and stocking supplies, forms, and equipment as necessary. Identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters repair requests; and conducts environmental rounding.
  • Prepares documents and records in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates work practices consistent with safety, security, and infection control policies, including adhering to the Safe Medication Handling protocol for both delivery and removal of medications.

 

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conducts auditing of records, data, and transactions per unit management team request.
  • Maintains meeting room schedules.

Qualifications

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or GED required and must be 18 years of age.

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