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Job Details


Facility Name
HENDERSON, NV 89011 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Support Staff
Job Description

Henderson Hospital
Henderson Hospital is a member of The Valley Health System, a network of six acute care hospitals that provide care for patients throughout Southern Nevada and nearby communities. Located in the suburb of Henderson, the 120-bed hospital, which opened in 2016, offers emergency care, surgical services, including an ambulatory surgery center, cardiovascular care, women’s health and maternity services. A level II neonatal intensive care unit is slated to open by late 2017.


Job Description

Responsible for assisting the planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating the activities occurring in the nursing unit by performing clerical and receptionist duties, and maintaining the physical environment of the area.


 Essential Job Duties:

Performs responsibilities consistent with hospital safety policies.  
Know and applies infection control policies and processes when handling and disposing of blood and body fluids.         
Performs clerical functions such as transcription of physician orders to appropriate areas and confers with the nurse.            
Answers phones and intercom, takes messages and communicates messages to the appropriate person, while maintaining a courteous and positive tone of voice. 
Assists patients and visitors in nursing units as needed.    
Performs clerical duties relating to admissions, discharge and transfer of patients.   
Compiles new charts, maintains current charts and enters patient information on the charts and Kardex.         
Assists in patient room assignment as needed under the direction of the Charge Nurse.          
Orders supplies and equipment, receives and places items in their proper storage area. Assists in the charging process.
Knowledge and utilization of OPUS on computer system.


Department Specific Requirements

Follows and complies with government departmental guidelines, policies and procedures.    
Acts as an interdisciplinary team member.          
Meets assigned deadlines.       
Meets productivity guidelines.


Classification Specific Requirements             

Employees in positions involving patient charting and related functions, must possess competency in use of technology and computers.    
Helps maintain department in a neat and organized condition.      
Demonstrates and takes a team effort in helping the department reach goals and meet deadlines.       
Helps out in other areas when needed. 
Ensures proper filing, typing and organization of all paperwork.    
Demonstrates ability by performing assignments independently without close supervision.   
Adjusts appropriately to volume of work to complete tasks in a timely manner, without interfering with quality of work. 
Responds well to instruction and training, applying new knowledge to duties.           
Makes suggestions/recommendations for improved operations to the department, facility.  
Effectively communicates both orally and in writing.         

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.                                                                                                                                                  

Technical Skills: Basic PC knowledge and medical terminology.                                                                                                                                      

Other: Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit/department.                                                                                                                                            


This opportunity offers the following:

Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Competitive Compensation
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match


UHS is one of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.


*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.


UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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