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Unit Secretary Job

Full Job Title: Unit Secretary FT

Job Number: 1624517

Location: Westerville, OH

Date Posted: 12-29-2016

Description
HealthSouth is growing again, and this time, it is in your neighborhood!
Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospital in partnership with HealthSouth is currently looking for a Unit Secretary to join our hospital.
Mount Carmel Rehabilitation Hospitalwill open by first quarter of 2017 in Westerville, Ohio. The hospital will be located north of Mount Carmel St. Ann's near the southwest corner of Cleveland Avenue and Polaris Parkway.
The 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be a joint venture between HealthSouth and Mount Carmel and will provide specialized rehabilitative care to patients who have experienced stroke, trauma, brain and orthopedic injuries or other major illnesses or injuries. The 60,000-square-foot freestanding hospital will include 60 all-private rooms, a spacious, on-site therapy gym, a walking path and cutting-edge rehabilitation technologies. The development of the new inpatient rehabilitation hospital represents a significant investment in the community and is expected to generate approximately 100 new, full-time jobs.

Location: 597 Executive Campus Drive, Westerville, Ohio 43082

The Unit Secretary is responsible for: - Supporting the functions of the nursing unit by performing primarily clerical duties. - Serving as a resource for patients, families, physicians, staff and visitors who may approach the nursing station. - Coordinating the flow of the unit to enhance the delivery of safe, quality patient care.

Job Code: 100100

Qualifications
License or Certification: - CPR Preferred Education, Training and Years of Experience: - One year experience in an inpatient setting functioning as a unit secretary preferred. - Student in active healthcare program such as nursing preferred - Alternate experiences in reading and transcription of medical orders preferred. - Completion of Medical Terminology course preferred. Machines, Equipment Used: - General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer. Physical Requirements: - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate. - Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken this exceeds these minimum requirements. - Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking. - Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment Skills and Abilities: - Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively. - Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. - Ability to work independently without supervision. Environmental Conditions: - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure. - Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required. - Handicapped accessible. - May work under stressful circumstances at times. Proficiency or Productivity Standards: - Meets established attendance standards. - Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge. - May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. - May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts. - Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster. - May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives. - May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
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