Providence Health & Services Maternal Child Health Unit Assistant in Mission Hills, California
Providence is calling a Maternal Child Health Unit Assistant (Full time/Day shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.
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We are seeking a Maternal Child Health Unit Assistant who will register patients upon arrival to the labor and delivery unit for either in-patient or out-patient service, which includes interviewing patient to secure current demographic information and preparing necessary documents. Screens all visitors prior to admittance onto the labor & delivery/postpartum/NICU units. Attends clerical station and performs clerical and reception duties; requisitions and maintains supplies, equipment, and services as directed. With direction from Resource Nurse/Charge Nurse/Assistant Nurse Manager: assigns rooms and/or directs patients to the appropriate area; manages and schedules all labor & delivery cases including inductions and cesarean sections using electronic scheduling system. The position reports to the Nurse Manager.
In this position you will:
Implement and maintain established department, unit, and hospital policies, procedures, and objectives as well as improving organization performance program, patient/customer safety, environmental, and infection control policies
Demonstrate proficient computer skills and completes order entry as directed by the Charge/Resource Nurse/Staff RN
Perform clerical duties related to procedures such as admission, discharge, transfer and death
Accurately maintain information board with staff assignments, on call physicians, census information, and patient disposition
Obtain and input patient demographics, insurance information into the computer system and prepares preliminary paperwork for the patient’s medical record
Answer incoming telephone calls using proper phone etiquette, takes messages, and transfers calls appropriately
Perform courtesy calls for all scheduled cases
Communicate with doctor’s offices/clinics/labs to obtain updated prenatal records, lab/ultrasound/consult results
Manage active prenatal records, prepares charts for admissions, tears down charts and coordinates with HIM for all discharge records
Organize physician call lists and maintains updated binder for call schedule
Requisition supplies and equipment, maintenance and repair services, and prepares related forms. Keeps stock and equipment inventories
Respond to call light system
Monitor and controls access to unit
Maintain a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families/staff in accordance with hospital standards
Maintain confidentiality of patient information and provides privacy for patient
Prioritize work and provides prompt and efficient service
Participate in educational programs and in-service meetings
Attend meetings as required
Required qualifications for this position include:
Current Los Angeles Fire Card, must be completed within 30 days from hire
Basic Conversational Spanish
Computer skills/software: Word, Excel, Microsoft Office, Outlook
Average Keyboard skills
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Completion of Medical Terminology Course
Experience as unit secretary and/or admissions clerk
About the hospital you will serve.
Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)
Location: California-Mission Hills
Req ID: 314860