Unit Secretary - Emergency Room Full Time
Company: Community Health System
Posted on: June 3, 2021
Responsible for providing clerical support for all employees
within an assigned nursing unit. Maintains and updates patients'
records for a given unit. Relies on instructions and
pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
Works under immediate supervision. A certain degree of creativity
and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor or
manager. High school diploma with 0-2 years of experience in the
field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used
concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
The Unit Secretary is responsible for transcription of orders,
completes requisitions, follows through with requests, and charts
appropriately as to action and doctor visits. Acts as unit
receptionist responding positively to call bells, answering phones,
greeting patients/families at the desk and doing Meditech order
entry as required by unit worked. Communicates, openly with staff
and other units/departments (radiology, lab, scheduling), house
supervisor/overseer, and physicians offices in regard to scheduling
of appointments and procedures in order to coordinate the continuum
of the patient's care. Adheres to policies of the hospital and
keeps organization and unity at the nurse's station.
A high school diploma or GED preferred.
Completion of a unit secretary training course or medical
terminology course preferred
Previous receptionist/secretarial training is desired but not
Must possess ability to read effectively, write legibly, good
spelling ability, typing skills and medical terminology.
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