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Department Support Assistant- West Des Moines Mother Baby Unit

Company: MercyOne West Des Moines
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview: MercyOne is a connected system of health care facilities and services dedicated to helping individuals live their best life.With 420 care locations, our clinics, medical centers and affiliates are never too far from home, allowing us to improve the lives of individuals and communities across the state of Iowa and beyond.MercyOnes Central Iowa Region includes medical centers in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Newton and Centerville and two specialty hospitals MercyOne Childrens Hospital in Des Moines and MercyOne Rehabilitation Hospital in Clive along with more than 20 additional facilities that house more than 50 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1893, MercyOne Central Iowa has the longest continually operating hospital in Des Moines. Responsibilities: GENERAL SUMMARY: Performs clerical work and coordinates communications within the assigned nursing unit. Facilitates communication between the nursing unit and other hospital departments.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Performs clerical duties for the nursing unit by maintaining charts; answering multi-line phones; greeting and assisting customers in a friendly and timely manner; and sorting and distributing mail. Utilizes computer applications (Electronic Health Records, etc.) and communication technologies (Teletracking, Vocera, Hillrohm System, etc.) effectively.Communicates patient information or department needs such as dietary, environmental services, and all Information Technology issues.Maintains a safe, neat, and organized work environment by ordering and stocking supplies, forms, and equipment as necessary. Identifies and reports problems with supplies or equipment; enters repair requests; and conducts environmental rounding.Prepares documents and records in compliance with regulatory requirements. Demonstrates work practices consistent with safety, security, and infection control policies, including adhering to the Safe Medication Handling protocol for both delivery and removal of medications. MARGINAL FUNCTIONS: Conducts auditing of records, data, and transactions per unit management team request.Maintains meeting room schedules. Qualifications: MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: High School Diploma or GED required and must be 18 years of age.

Keywords: MercyOne West Des Moines, West Des Moines , Department Support Assistant- West Des Moines Mother Baby Unit, Other , West Des Moines, Iowa

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