Select Medical Unit Secretary - Acute Rehab Hospital - Per Diem in Los Angeles, California

California Rehabilitation Institute

Joint Venture with Cedars-Sinai, UCLA and Select Medical

Unit Secretary

Come practice your true profession where your skills are fully utilized!

At California Rehabilitation Institute our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Unit Secretary to join our team.

At California Rehabilitation Institute, our employees are the foundation on which the success of our rehabilitation services continues to grow. Each member of our medical, clinical administrative and support teams bring a level of experience, expertise and commitment to patient care that is unmatched in our industry.

Position Summary

Organizes clerical functions of the nursing unit, including communication, record keeping, logs, and patient information. Notifies the nursing staff and/or charge nurse in a timely manner of pertinent patient information, including physician orders, laboratory or test results, and communication from other departments.

Specific Duties

  • Acts as a receptionist for the nursing unit, answering telephone calls, patient lights, and greeting and assisting visitors and staff. Answers questions and/or assists in problem solving or re-directing people to the proper resource.

  • Organizes and updates all patient charts including proper forms with proper labels, posting orders for validation by the nurse or charge nurse, assuring proper order of charts, and thinning charts when indicated according to guidelines.

  • Assembles new patient charts including proper tagging and identification, forms, stickers, and admission packets for use by clinical staff including nurses and physicians.

  • Processes admissions, discharges and transfers, including computer entry and census information under the direction of the nurse.

  • Reviews physician order sheets for new orders, initiates the necessary paper work assuring that no order is implemented until it is signed off by a nurse.

  • Enters data into the computer to update patient records, generate orders, print reports, and maintains data under the direction of the nurse.

  • Notifies other departments as well as medical staff and consulting medical staff of new orders or requests for services according to established processes.

  • Arranges appointments for patients under the direction of the nurse.

  • Maintains supplies in support of the nursing unit including secretarial supplies and forms as well as equipment rentals or other special purchases in collaboration with the charge nurse or the DON.

  • Assists with patient call lights, patient transportation, and patient care needs when needed and in accordance with their training and skill.

  • Makes copies and performs any clerical support activities to assure efficiency and provide support to the clinical staff.

  • Cross-trained and serves as a back up for Admission Coordinator when needed.

  • Performs other duties as requested.

Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

  • Education: High School Graduate or equivalent required.

  • A minimum of 1 year clerical experience preferred in a medical setting.

  • Proficient computer skills.

At California Rehabilitation Institute, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

Other benefits of Full Time positions include:

  • Excellent Orientation Program

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Extended Illness Days (EID)

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Prescription Coverage

  • Life Insurance

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Personal and Family Medical Leave

  • Join the network of over 40,000 employees

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Street 2: 2070 Century Park East

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