Texas Health Resources UNIT SECRETARY PRN (Sat & Sun) Bariatric-Dallas in Dallas, Texas
Texas Health Dallas seeks to hire a Unit Secretary to work Part-time Weekends for the Bariatric Unit.
The work schedule for this position is 16 hours every weekend as needed (Saturday & Sunday) (7:00 pm – 11:00 pm).
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
-High school diploma or GED
-Previous clerical and acute care hospital experience strongly preferred
-BCLS and CPR within 60 days of hire
-Serves as patient advocate
-Initiates action to protect patient privacy and rights
-Protects and insures all unit equipment is in good working condition and accounted for
-Assists/Precepts/Mentors new employees as directed
-Keeps current on all new policies /procedures
-Accurately process patient care orders
-Performs chart audits
-Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve them
-Participates in the process improvement activities within the department/hospital
-Performs all tasks to meet the needs of physicians, staff, patient, and other customers
-Demonstrates acceptable organizational skills;
-Interactions include consideration for age specific needs
-Takes action to reduce/eliminate patient risks
-Acts as a resource/instructor for Unit Secretary skills
-Serves as a patient advocate
-Assists with documentation that supports and meets hospital and regulatory requirements
-Complies with personnel policies i.e. Attendance, ID badge, Dress Code, et. al.
-Maintains Unit Secretary skills
-Communicates per department expectations
-Uses Clinical Practice Model philosophy to work in partnership with patients, families, physicians, peers, and all other disciplines
-Actively participates in informal training, development and evaluation of multidisciplinary team members (If selected by Unit Manager)
-Uses Unit Based Council communication structure to obtain information and participates in unit activities
-Acceptable use of interpersonal relationship skills with patients, families, co- workers, physicians, all disciplines, and other customers
-Adapts to changing needs of unit, re: patient census, workload, and crisis situations
-Works assigned schedule and adjusts to help meet departmental and patient needs.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.