Olathe Medical Center Unit Assistant in Olathe, Kansas
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Nurse, the Unit Secretary completes clerical and receptionist duties such as answering the phone, transcribing and entering orders into computers, and organizing the nursing unit in an efficient, safe, and neat manner. Other duties may include ordering and maintaining supplies for the unit. The Unit Secretary must have excellent communication skills. It is imperative that they are able to communicate effectively using tact and sensitivity. He/she must be self-motivated and able to work and make decisions with limited direct supervision keeping appropriate others informed. The Unit Secretary practices within the organizational/departmental policies and procedures.
Minimum Requirements: • High School Diploma or GED • Ability to Multi Task and Prioritize, Customer Relations, Medical Terminology, Organizational, Computer Systems, Microsoft Office - Outlook & Verbal Communication
Key Responsibilities: • Demonstrates flexibility required to meet changing priorities. • Maintains respectful working relationships with co-workers and encourages the team approach. • Consistently demonstrates cost savings activities: Minimize supply waste. Demonstrates ability to prioritize and manage time efficiently. Offers suggestions for cost savings • Demonstrates knowledge of departmental information by: regularly attending staff meetings, reading email information, attending departmental in-service offerings, reading communication books, reviewing available literature and resource material. • Approaches work in a manner that makes quality improvement a part of every activity. • Performs job duties in a manner to consistently improve the patient experience and minimize delays. Supportive of others involved in patient's care. Assists the patient and family with coordinating care to meet individual needs. Facilitates patient flow thru the department processes. Demonstrates organizational skills and plans ahead. • Able to respond to emergent situations in an effective manner and willing to cross-train to other areas / departments. • Demonstrates appropriate and effective conflict resolution skills. Step 1: Addresses issues with individuals involved in a courteous and professional manner. Step 2: Escalates issues to appropriate Manager/Director, as necessary.
Benefit Highlights: • Medical/Vision/Dental • 403b Retirement Plan with 3% company match • 5 days of Paid Parental/Adoption Leave • $5k in Adoption Assistance per child • Paid Sick Leave • Accrued PTO • Life Insurance • Employee Assistance Program • Voluntary Benefits, including: Life, Accidental Death or Dismemberment, Critical Illness, Long-term Disability, Short-term Disability, Hospital Indemnity, Pet, Identity Theft and Legal Insurance • Collaborative professional work environment • Reduced cafeteria rates (OMC location only) • Tuition Reimbursement so you can achieve your educational goals (up to $5,250/year)
Disclosure: Benefits eligibility may vary based on position.
Why Top Talent Join Olathe Health? Our mission is to help people through healing, health and happiness. Top performers want to be a part of something special…something with a purpose. We want the best and brightest health care professionals who are focused on providing compassionate, personalized care. And we are committed to continue to give our associates growth and developmental opportunities while providing a safe, inclusive and welcoming work environment to do their best work. We all strive to help each other as a team to deliver the best patient care possible. At Olathe Health, we believe that if we take care of our people, they will take care of everything else. From our modest beginnings with a 30-bed hospital in 1953 to a dynamic, regional health system with more than 2,400 associates today, Olathe Health continues to grow to meet the needs of our patients and the community. The system consists of Olathe Medical Center, Inc. (OMCI), Miami County Medical Center, Inc. (MCMC), and Olathe Health Physicians, Inc. (OHPI), a large physician corporation with 38 locations. The system offers a wide range of services and specialties for individuals in all stages of life, from primary care, pediatrics and maternity care to specialties, including oncology, surgery, orthopedics, spine, cardiology, home health and hospice.
Several of our most recent honors as a system include: • Fortune/IBM Watson Health named OMC one of the 2021 Top 100 Hospitals. • The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) awarded OMC and MCMC four-star ratings in 2021. • One of Ingram Magazine’s “2020 Best Companies to Work for” (large employer category) and one of the “Best Hospitals in Kansas for Nurses” (according to nurse.org).
Great things are happening at Olathe Health and we would love for YOU to join our team today!
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