This position works under the supervision of the Nurse Manager and Registered Nurses and the under the direction of the NM RN and LPNs. The Support Assistant is responsible for customer service chart management retrieval of reports and patient care duties to include rounding answering call bells performing EKGs as directed . The Support Assistant is also responsible for performing duties such as ordering supplies order entry filing of patient information and follow up to patients and physician offices and other secretarial/clerical duties as directed.
Riverside Walter Reed Hospital is a 67-bed acute care facility located in Gloucester, Virginia. With 24-hour emergency services, a 12,000 square foot Intensive Care Unit, a complete range of outpatient services, a highly professional, caring staff and more than 50 outstanding area physicians, Riverside Walter Reed provides comprehensive health care services to the communities of the Middle Peninsula. The Middle Peninsula is bordered on the south by the York River and the lower Chesapeake Bay on the east. Gloucester is a growing and increasingly changing county that is an integral part of the Hampton Roads metropolitan area. Growth in the Peninsula area has encouraged development in the Gloucester Point and the Courthouse regions of Gloucester.
Education: High School diploma preferred.
Certification: CPR required within one year and maintained thereafter.
Experience: One year of secretarial experience in a healthcare setting. Knowledge of medical terminology. Proficient in healthcare computer based systems.