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Unit Secretary - Emergency Room Full Time

Company: Community Health System
Location: Victoria
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

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.

Education:

A high school diploma or GED preferred.

Completion of a unit secretary training course or medical terminology course preferred

Licenses/Certificates:

BLS certification.

Experience:

Previous receptionist/secretarial training is desired but not required.

Must possess ability to read effectively, write legibly, good spelling ability, typing skills and medical terminology.

Keywords: Community Health System, Victoria , Unit Secretary - Emergency Room Full Time, Other , Victoria, Texas

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