Nursing Unit Secretary (NUS)
- Provide clerical support to the unit nursing staff in a prompt and efficient manner as observed by the Charge Nurse, Director and/or Supervisor.
Consistently maintains patient charts in an organized manner ensuring all required forms from admission until discharge/transfer are in the charts.
Post reports on charts in appropriate place promptly.
Logs admission and room assignment data on unit clipboard in a prompt and accurate manner.
Copies patient charts for transfer in a prompt and accurate manner.
Accurately transcribes physician orders into patient kardex in a timely manner.
Processes all orders for Laboratory, Imaging, Nutritional Services, and other ancillary department’s procedures into the OC system in a prompt and accurate manner.
Prepares patient chart and orders for Charge Nurse review in a prompt and timely manner.
Prepares new admission and/or transfer charts in a prompt and timely manner.
Places calls to physicians, physicians consults, other stat orders, interdepartmental calls in a courteous, prompt, and timely manner.
Removes and prepares lab value results from computer for Nurse review in a prompt and timely manner.