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PRN Division Secretary at Grace Hospital in Bedford, Ohio

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Acute Long-Term Care Hospital

An exciting opportunity in a professional hospital setting to assist patients transition from short-term to post-acute care venues, including inpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and home care. Grace Hospital is a not-for-profit registered Acute Long-Term Care Hospital, the first of its kind to be established in Cuyahoga County. We are Medicare and Medicaid certified and fully accredited by the Joint Commission. Grace Hospital utilizes an interdisciplinary care team model to produce optimal clinical outcomes. We seek care-givers who are compassionate, competent, and results-oriented to join our team.

Job Summary: Functions as the division’s receptionist and handles the clerical aspects of the patient care unit’s operations. 


Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Associate's degree in business or communications preferable.

Experience: Previous experience in a medical setting performing similar duties required. Previous experience as a STNA preferred.

Other: Knowledge of medical terminology; excellent customer service, organizational, and communication skills; ability to type.


  • Performs clerical duties on the nursing unit including transcription of physician orders; assembling of new charts; maintaining desk charts with adequate amounts of Physician Order Forms and Progress Notes; filing of clinical reports on medical records, such as  lab values, x-rays, and ECGs; graphing of data pertaining to temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, pain, weights, I+Os, and BM; preparing DDRs, Preparing copies of medical records as needed for ambulance services and discharge preparation; preparing maintenance repair requistions.

  • Manages desk communication by answering telephones and intercoms.

  • Coordinates the deliveries of specimens, requisitions, and equipment.  Assists in the ordering of supplies.

  • Delivers mail, flowers, and messages to patients.

  • Prepares charts for physician rounding.

  • Maintains the Patient Information Board.

  • May act as receptionist and receive and direct visitors.

  • Provides intervention to maintain patient confidentiality, privacy, and dignity.

  • Coordinates patient services under the direction of the Nurse Manager and Resource Nurse.

  • Prepares for and responds to emergency situations.

  • Coordinates requests for physician consults and initiates contact with consulting physician.

  • Assists in the absence of Health Information Analyst in admission, transfer, and discharge process


  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

Paper applications are also available at the clinical units anytime or at Main Grace from 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday.