Thursday, October 17, 2013

Ward Secretary - PRN - Mother/Baby


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Atlanta Medical Center comprises of 2 acute care hospital campuses with a total of 762 beds, Atlanta Medical Center and Atlanta Medical Center South. Together, Atlanta Medical Center is the second largest licensed-bed hospital in Georgia. We are an organization that has a Culture of Caring. If you are in your profession because you care about your patients, you care about quality, you care about customer service and you take pride in working hard to get the job done; then consider joining the Atlanta Medical Center family. Atlanta Medical Center is a 460 bed, Level I Trauma Center that offers a very fast paced work environment with a wide variety of patient diagnosis. Atlanta Medical Center - South is a 302 bed community hospital with a friendly "family" atmosphere and has been an integral part of providing for the medical needs of South Fulton, Coweta, Fayette, Clayton and Douglas communities since 1963. So whether you're looking for a community hospital or a large teaching hospital environment, Atlanta Medical Center has a campus for you!

We are an employer of choice as well as a leader in healthcare. In 2011, Atlanta Medical Center was 1 of only 8 Tenet hospitals to receive Tenet's elite Circle of Excellence award and we were also named as one of the Top Work Places by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. AMC received the Circle of Excellence award in 2010, 2006 and 2005 as well. In 2008, Atlanta Medical Center was named as one of the Top Ten Best Places to Work by the Atlanta Magazine. This ranking placed AMC as the highest in the healthcare industry. AMC was named as one of the Best Places to Make a Difference by the Atlanta Magazine in 2004. The Atlanta Business Chronicle named Atlanta Medical Center as one of the Top Five Best Places to Work in Atlanta in 2003 and in 2002 we tied for First Place as the Best Place to Work in Atlanta by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

Atlanta Medical Center is also highly committed to providing quality services to our patients. We hold the following designations:

Bariatric Center of Excellence

Gold Plus Stroke Center (the 1 st in Georgia)

American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Heart Failure

American Heart Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Coronary Artery Disease

American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines: Gold in Stroke

2011 "Top Performer on Key Quality Measures" recognition from Joint Commission (1 of only 405 hospitals nationwide to receive this honor - 1 of only 162 hospitals nationwide to receive recognition in all four major measure sets)

AMC has a 96.5% quality rating (which exceeds state and national averages) and is a regional Level I Trauma Center that receives patients from 67 other hospitals.

The unit secretary, under general supervision, is responsible for maintaining supplies and equipment, performing non-clinical nursing tasks, clerical, and receptionist duties for a nursing unit. Some of the tasks this individual will be responsible for include:

1. Demonstrate knowledge of proper business telephone etiquette and sound judgment in receiving and placing calls

2. Answers questions and directs visitors and the patients' family members in a courteous manner

3. Assist physicians and other hospital personnel with locating patients, charts, and answering questions at the time of request

4. Takes accurate messages and repeats key information to ensure accuracy

5. Provides accurate and prompt information to clients regarding departmental procedures and operations; refers non-routine questions to the appropriate person and department

6. Transcribes all routine physician's orders within one hour

7. Maintains a current Kardex for all patients

8. Communicates all pertinent care information to assigned nurse including immediate stat orders

9. Notifies physicians offices of all new admissions, transfers, consults and expirations

10. Maintains unit logs and census accounting for all admissions, transfers, expirations and discharges

11. Assembles patient record

12. Keeps the charts appropriately stocked with the necessary forms ( order sheets, progress notes, etc)

13. Files all laboratory, radiology, EKG etc reports in the chart

14. Assures that all pertinent forms are sent to the receiving unit when a patient is transferred

15. Transports items/specimens to department i.e. pharmacy, laboratory, central

16. Checks inventory and orders for needed supplies


This position requires high school graduation (GED) and one year related experience. Unit secretary training or health care experience preferred. Health Unit Coordinator certification desired.

The successful candidate will have:

a. Some knowledge of medical terminology.

b. Ability to understand and follow detailed oral and written instructions.

c. Ability to respond quickly and calmly to emergency situations.

d. Ability to operate a personal computer.

e. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

f. Ability to answer phones and intercoms properly and accurately.

g. Ability to organize and prioritize work independently in a distracting environment.

h. Ability to write legibly.

i. Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, patients, families, and physicians

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