Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Posted on: November 19, 2023
Location: -CHA Cambridge Hospital -Work Days: -Mon-Fri 3p-8p -
-Category: -Clerical and Administrative Support - -Department:
-Psych CH Cahill 3 Adult Nursing - -Job Type: PT20Plus HPW - -Work
Shift: Evening -Hours/Week: 25.00 -Union: Yes -Union Name: CH
Laborers 380DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:Cahill 3 is an adult Psychiatric
locked unit. There are 16 beds available on this inpatient unit of
which we see various types of psychiatric illnesses such as
Schizophrenia bi-polar and affective disorders, Personality
disorders, Duel Diagnosis, Adjustment disorder, Psychosis, and use
DBT/CBT Group Therapy. According to DMH we have a lower than
average restraint rate, use a sensory approach to de-escalating
patients, and all staff are educated in trauma-informed care which
provides each patient with individualized care. -
Within the established hospital and departmental policies and
procedures, perform various clerical and administrative support
duties in Nursing Service Units. Essential job functions are
focused on customer satisfaction, management of patient data,
teamwork, and coordinating unit activities.Responsibilities:
--- Answers telephones in a timely and professional fashion
--- Schedules patient appointments
--- Greets and interacts with patients and visitors in a friendly
and courteous manner.
--- Complies with HIPAA policies and proceduresManagement of
--- Accurately transcribes and processes orders per established
--- Takes accurate messages and refers to appropriate person
--- Records vital signs in appropriate clinical sheets
--- Takes discharge charts apart, assembles new charts, and
maintains chart with appropriate records and forms
--- Assembles and updates patient roster, daily worksheets and
dietary charge sheets. Changes CSS cards every other day. Provides
name identification on patient doors and medication drawers.
--- Prepares necessary requisitions for diagnostic tests and
delivers requisitions to appropriate areas.
--- Processes charts for patients, checks for completeness (notes,
signatures, etc.), reports incomplete charts to charge nurse.
--- Processes unit based charges per established procedure
--- Communicates with Admitting in a timely fashion to keep patient
information as accurate as possible.Teamwork:
--- Assists in transporting of supplies, non-narcotics, and lab
specimens as needed.
--- Follows abuse policy.
--- Communicates effectively with all members of the healthcare
--- Coordinates Unit Activities
--- Checks refrigerator temperature and eye wash station
--- Orders required stock and supplies.
--- Maintains work area in a clean and orderly condition.MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS:Education/Training: High School/GED required
Work Experience: One year hospital experience preferred.
Working knowledge of word processing and use of e-mail preferred.
In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health
Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to
discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender,
age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender
identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic
protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining
a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal
employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful
discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion,
salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career
development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of
discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in
the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile
- Cambridge Health Alliance brings Care to the People - including
your neighbors, friends and family. Our local hospitals and care
centers serve our vibrant, diverse communities, and play an
integral role in improving health. As passionate advocates for the
underserved, we actively partner with our communities to take on
challenging public health issues, and conduct important research to
help reduce barriers to care. We believe that everyone deserves
access to high quality, convenient health care. This is why our
employees believe in where they work and why many build long,
rewarding careers at CHA.
Healthcare is changing rapidly. CHA has a strategic plan that
charts a proactive course for our future. It is built on a vision
of equity and excellence for everyone, every time. It also
recognizes that our workforce is our most valuable asset and
prioritizes competitive salaries, benefits and professional
development opportunities for employees. The strategic plan is
changing the way we provide care and improving the health and
experience of our patients; we are looking for smart, committed,
compassionate people who want to be part of making our vision of
better health and equity a reality.
At CHA, you can believe in where you work and go home every day
knowing you made a difference. Join our team and help us bring Care
to the People.
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