The Unit Secretary performs general clerical duties on a nursing unit by preparing, compiling, and maintaining records in a hospital nursing unit.
The Unit Secretary records, transmits and/or files written and verbal communications to, from, and within the nursing unit to staff, patients, and physicians.
Transcribes physiciansâ�� orders.
Schedules and signs patients in and out for surgery, treatments, or tests as indicated.
Orders and stores unit supplies.
The Unit Secretary makes necessary phone calls for special orders for doctors, patients or nurses.
Maintains current and orderly chart files
The Unit Secretary assembles patientsâ�� charts for transfers or discharges.
Answers telephone or intercom.
Records and relays messages.
The Unit Secretary greets, directs, and instructs visitors as necessary.
Assist physicians in locating patientsâ�� charts and appropriate primary nurse.
The Unit Secretary prepares routine, confidential and/or special reports, documents and records.
The Unit Secretary assists with patient care/quality assurance audits.
Required: High school diploma or equivalent
Required: Must be familiar with medical terminology, and have experience with the use of a computer. Preferred: Previous experience as a Unit Secretary preferred.
Primary Location: El Paso, Texas
Facility: The Hospitals of Providence Memorial Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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