Mount Sinai Careers

Unit Support Associate

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.


Roles & Responsibilities
  1. Admitting Responsibilities such as obtaining and confirming, necessary signatures on required forms, assembles medical records and obtains old medical records, secures patient valuable, notifies MD, nurses and other staff of information as indicated, obtains ID band and places on patient, and obtains & verifies face sheet data
  2. Conducts tests, treatments, procedures such as transcribing physician orders, orders special equipment, schedules intra-hospital tests, procedures, appropriate transportation and equipment needed for transportation, and assists with transportation as required (Cardiac Catheterization Lab Only)
  3. Orders and maintains appropriate clerical stock and supplies
  4. Responsible for pneumatic tube stations, receiving & sending specimens, medications, etc., and keeping tubes stocked
  5. Acts as a receptionist
  6. Meets/greets patient/family/visitor in pleasant manner
  7. Orients patient/family to floor/hospital
  8. Answers telephones/intercoms
  9. Follow-up on general needs of patient and family
  10. Coordinates patient admissions, discharges and transfers with all team members
  11. Maintains computer systems in patient care areas
  12. Sorts reports/notices/orders
  13. Communicates discharges and transfers with support service departments
  14. Schedules post discharge appointments and transportation (i.e., PACC, private offices & diagnostic tests)
  15. Notification of bed holds for nursing home patients
  16. Prepares birth/death certificates with demographic information
  17. Coordinates notary public assistance for patients
  18. Maintains notation of patient’s location on and off the floor
  19. Reviews OR and test schedules, changes for patients & communicates with appropriate caregiver
  20. Communicates with MD/RN regarding emergency situations/STAT lab reports
  21. Appropriately utilizes supplies and equipment in a cost effective manner
  22. Records and maintains minutes of unit meetings & other care/service area data
  23. Sends and receives faxes


 Requirements

  • Ability to read and write English at 10th grade level. Ability to perform math at 9th grade level.

  1. Effective interpersonal skills (communication, customer service, telephone skills).
  2. Effective organizational and problem solving skills.
  3. Typing skills at 35 wpm.
  4. Basic computer and fax skills.


 
Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
 
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

 

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