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Unit Secretary-LGMC 3T Telemetry-Full Time

Company: Lafayette General Health
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


Employment Status:



Provides assistance to medical staff utilizing excellent administrative skills by performing the duties and responsibilities outlined below. Provides exceptional service and/or care to all patients, customers and team members.



  • Promptly answers call bell and notifies the appropriate personnel of patient's needs.
  • Directs guests appropriately in a courteous manner.
  • Uses proper phone etiquette to screen and route phone calls to appropriate person/department in a timely fashion while strictly adhering to HIPPA guidelines.
  • Consults physicians, makes follow up appointments and documents each appropriately in the EMR.
  • Makes appropriate changes to diet orders within the EMR.
  • Transfers patient, changes patient's status, discharges patient in a timely manner in the EMR.
  • Maintains and orders supplies as necessary.
  • Assembles patient charts in a timely fashion. Assures that labels are readily available in the charts.
  • Scans paper documents into the appropriate EMR folder with a 98% compliance rate.
  • Sends service requests to the appropriate department when needed.
  • Performs other duties as required.




Qualification Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must comply with all SERVICE Standards of Behavior

Other information:

  • Medium Work - Medium level work as definied by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21 - 50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11- 25 pounds on a frequent basis.
  • May be required to assist in the turning, lifting or moving of patients.
  • Walking about from patients' rooms as well as to and from various hospital areas.

Keywords: Lafayette General Health, Lafayette , Unit Secretary-LGMC 3T Telemetry-Full Time, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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