Skip to main content

Unit Secretary-IRF PRNCoralville, Iowa

Apply Now

Current Kindred Healthcare employees apply here.

Job # 395378 Date posted 11/17/2020

Description

Kindred Healthcare is seeking a  PRN Unit Secretary for Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital, our new, 40-bed Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) located in Coralville, IA! Our new rehabilitation hospital in partnership with Mercy Iowa City is open and offers specialized programs for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions requiring inpatient rehabilitative services. Our goal is to help patients achieve their highest level of recovery with a goal of returning home as soon as able.

Our culture of caring for our patients and residents begin with our core values – our employees. We are committed to fostering professional growth and dedicated healthcare teams that make us the provider of choice. We embrace a diverse workforce and understand that hiring outstanding people is the key to providing quality care – and quality care is what we do every day! Interested in a career with Kindred Hospitals, a place where you can put your heart into and make a real difference in our patient's lives?



JOB SUMMARY:


Assist nursing staff with patients’ personal care, emotional support, and activities of daily living. More complex duties performed under supervision of professional nursing personnel.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:


Job Specific:


Ensures visitors are acknowleged quickly and helps direct them and answer any questions.

Initiates medical record upon admission.Maintains said record during patient stay, and closes the record upon patient discharge within the electronic medical record.

Initiates follow-up regarding doctors orders.

Ensures that all patient and special charges are processed.

Serves as unit receptionist for incoming and outgoing calls and visitor information.

Interacts frequently with unit personnel, physicians, visitors, patients’ families and other ancillary hospital personnel for the purpose of giving and receiving information.

Has contact with patients.Duties may include answering patient lights, and fulfilling patient request for non-care items, attend appointments with patients, working in the café.Requires professional, courteous, and helpful manner in all contacts with customers.

Position involves multi-tasking in a high stress environment.Requires constant mental alertness and the ability to calmly and accurately perform duties when subjected to frequent and varied interruptions.

Must have the ability to exercise judgment and initiative in the resolution of problems encountered,

Ensures that all patient and unit equipment, supplies and procedures are ordered and received,

Other duties as assigned.







Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma required, with two years of college level education preferred.

  • Computer experience required.

  • Prior experience in a hospital setting is preferred.

  • Must have the ability to work with all levels of medical personnel, patients and families,

  • Ability to speak and write concisely with knowledge of medical terminology desirable.



Apply Now

Current Kindred Healthcare employees apply here.

High Standards Icon

Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate caregivers and team members are proud to lead the way. If you are interested in joining our team, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care and outstanding service in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

Recently Viewed Jobs

You have not viewed any jobs yet.

Saved Jobs

You have not saved any jobs yet.

Sign up for Job Alerts

Get the latest job openings based on your skills and background sent directly to your inbox.

Sign up for Job Alerts

Get the latest job openings based on your skills and background sent directly to your inbox. Click "Add" after entering your interests, then click "Sign Up" and we’ll email you when an opening matches your criteria.

Interested InSelect a job category from the list of options. Search for a location and select one from the list of suggestions. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

Connect with Our Recruiters

Share some preliminary info about yourself and we will contact you to discuss your career and future opportunities.

Connect with Our Recruiters

Please note this is NOT an application to a specific job. To apply for a specific job please click here and complete an online application.

When is the best time to reach you?

Which discipline do you work in?
Which setting do you currently work in?
Which setting are you most interested in learning about?