Prime Healthcare

Unit Secretary - Emergency Services

Facility Roxborough Memorial Hospital
Location
US-PA-Philadelphia
ID
2024-150129
Category
Admin
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! Roxborough Memorial Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

 

Roxborough Memorial Hospital is a 131-bed community hospital. The hospital has been serving the medical and health care needs of the Roxborough, Manayunk, East Falls and northwest section of Philadelphia communities for more than a century, having first opened its doors in 1890. Roxborough Memorial Hospitals School of Nursing has been educating nurses since 1898. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation's oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.  

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  Know Your Rights: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf

Responsibilities

The Unit Secretary is directly accountable to the Director of Emergency Room, and indirectly to the Charge Nurse, and / or House Supervisor. The Unit Secretary is an unlicensed person who performs indirect care in the department setting. Facilitates the communication needs of the department. Transcribes physician orders from records (in the absence of CPOE and EMR clinical documentation system) with notation and signature by nursing staff. Prepares and complies records on the Emergency Room. Orders supplies for the unit, prepares and completes each patients chart for necessary forms needed on a daily basis. Able to assist nursing staff for duties involving indirect patient care.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

 

1. High School Diploma or Equivalent or relevant experience required for all new hires, effective April 2014.

2. Medical terminology preferred.

3. Current BLS certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current.

4. Experience using computers for word processing, database management preferred.

 

 

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