We have the great privilege of helping patients and families re-build their lives. It's extraordinarily meaningful work and the reason we greet the day with optimism and anticipation. When patients "Ask for Mary," they experience a culture that has been sculpted for more than a century. Our hallmark is to carefully listen to patients and innovatively serve them. This is true of every employee, from support staff and leadership, to clinicians and care providers. Mary Free Bed is a not-for-profit, nationally accredited rehabilitation hospital serving thousands of children and adults each year through inpatient, outpatient, sub-acute rehabilitation, orthotics and prosthetics and home and community programs. With the most comprehensive rehabilitation services in Michigan and an exclusive focus on rehabilitation, Mary Free Bed physicians, nurses and therapists help our patients achieve outstanding clinical outcomes. The growing Mary Free Bed Network provides patients throughout the state with access to our unique standard of care. Mary Free Bed stands apart from other organizations by the unique combination of: * FOCUS ON PATIENT CARE. A selfless drive to serve and heal connects all MFB employees. * CLINICAL VARIETY AND CHALLENGE. An inter-disciplinary approach and a top team of professionals create ever-changing opportunities and activities. * FAMILY CULTURE. We offer the stability of a large organization while nurturing the family/team atmosphere of a small organization. * TRUST IN EACH OTHER. Each employee knows that his/her co-workers can be trusted to make the right decision for our family, patients, staff and community. * A PROUD TRADITION. Years of dedicated, quality service to our patients and community have yielded a reputation that fills out employees with pride. MISSION STATEMENT
Restoring hope and freedom through rehabilitation. DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION
Mary Free Bed values diversity and inclusion among patients, families and staff. We strive to hire people who reflect the communities we serve. Our employees will serve all patients, families and each other with dignity and respect. SUMMARY
The primary purpose of this position is to assist Nursing Services in the day-to-day recording and charting of medical and/or administrative information in accordance with federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations that govern medical records, and as may be required by the Director of Nursing/Designee. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: * Clerical and Administrative Support - Each unit secretary is required to perform the following skills: * Communicates and exchanges information in a timely manner with employees from departments in acute care hospitals that provide services for Mary Free Bed patients. * Completes applicable physician orders and requests from the nursing staff, and communicates according to policy or department processes. * Confers with the responsible RN to schedule patient activities and tests * Maintains appropriate lists for nursing and physicians with updated information. * Answers telephones, takes messages, and communicates messages to the appropriate person * Performs clerical functions such as admissions, discharges, and transfers of patients according to policies and processes. * Monitors supply levels, and orders office supplies and equipment as needed. Receives and places items in proper storage areas. * Communication - Each staff member in the Nursing Department is responsible to communicate in a timely, professional and respectful manner at all times. Responsibilities of the unit secretary include, but are not limited to: * Patients and their families or visitors are treated with kindness and respect. * Customers, physicians, and other staff members are treated with kindness and respect. * Maintains effective working relationships with employees throughout the organization. * Deals discretely and sensitively with confidential information, and follows all hospital policies related to protected health information. * Customer Service - Demonstrates excellent customer service behaviors consistent with organizational and departmental standards. Consistently promotes teamwork and direct communication with co-workers * Able to sit for the majority of the time, but may involve brief periods of time involving walking or standing. * Able to use keyboard frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time) Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.
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