NYU Langone-Brooklyn is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Medical Center's anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more about NYU Lutheran Medical Center.
Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nursing Office Assistant.
In this role, the successful candidate Coordinates indirect nursing functions and activities of a patient care unit by handling all communications and clerical duties. Has a focus on supporting patient care needs and maintaining a safe and orderly work environment.
Maintains patient's medical records in proper order, correctly labeled. Debrides chart when necessary, following correct procedure.
Enters laboratory results, radiology results, consultations, Vital Signs Sheets and other worksheets in the patients medical records.
Initiates requisitions for procedures and treatments via computer to appropriate departments. i.e.: Radiology, Physical Therapy, Social Service, Laboratory, Food and Nutrition.
Sends medication orders to Pharmacy via fax.
Informs appropriate departments of admissions, discharges and transfers. Enters discharges and transfers into computer. Maintains patient census bulletin board.
Completes appropriate referral forms for discharged patients, i.e.: FHC appointments.
Answers telephones and nurse call system and communicates messages to appropriate staff.
Reviews patients charts and other related data for accuracy and completeness of information prior to surgery or other procedures.
Prepares and distributes vital signs work sheets to patient bedside clipboards.
Conducts inventory. Orders supplies, equipment and stationary on a weekly basis. Maintains sufficient supplies and equipment to provide for patient care and operation of unit. Checks and stores supplies when delivered.
Totals PCH charts for patients/district/unit and informs Nursing Office.
Makes rounds in patient rooms to be sure that patient identification bands and cards over beds are present and correct.
Responds to needs of visitors, physicians, patients and other members of the health care team as soon as possible courteously and compassionately.
Notifies service departments about needs for repair or maintenance and follows up.
Maintains bulletin boards in an orderly up to date fashion.
Maintains policy and procedure manuals.
Distributes discharge notice to patients in a timely fashion.
Distributes mail, packages, and flowers to patients.
Provides information to patients and visitors; greets and directs visitors.
Prepares reports as requested
Performs errands when necessary.
Attends staff meetings and reviews/signs minutes of meetings not attended. Maintains competence through in-service and educational programs.
Other duties as aligned with the mission and values of the organization.
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a High School Diploma Required. Previous clerical experience and/or computer experience preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Ability to read, write and speak English fluently. Successful completion of in-house assessment and typing exams.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone-Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Lutheran Medical Center's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
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About NYU Langone Health
NYU Langone Health, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the medical center – plus the NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to www.nyulangone.org.