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Unit Secretary Job

Full Job Title: Unit Secretary

Job Number: 1710783

Location: Worcester, MA

Date Posted: 1-23-2017

Description
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.
- The unit secretary prepares and assists in the transportation, discharging and admissions of patients' paperwork.
- Works with patients' pharmacy, nurses and doctors. Unit Secretary must be able to work efficiently with different hospital systems and toggle between screens and applications.
Who is HealthSouth?
Healthsouth is the nation's leading provider of rehabilitative services with over 100 acute rehabilitation hospitals in 26 states including Puerto Rico!
Depending on the hospital location you will have the opportunity to work in a 30-200 bed acute rehabilitation hospital providing quality care through a large group of healthcare professionals such as: Therapists, Neuropsychologists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Medical staff as well as non-clinical professionals all dedicated to returning our patients to the highest level of functioning possible.

With an average of 80% of our patients returning home, we are proud of the work we do.You could work anywhere, why not come to work knowing you are making a difference in someone's life!
Learn more about being a part of this successful team!
Job Code: 100067
Qualifications
One year experience in a hospital setting functioning as a unit secretary preferred. Experience in a medical office considered - 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.
Skills and Abilities: - Ability to speak, read, write, multi-task and communicate effectively. - Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. - Ability to work independently without supervision. 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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