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UNIT SECRETARY - (SURGICAL/ORTHOPEDIC) MED/SURG ACUTE 4

Facility Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center
Location
US-NV-Reno
ID
2020-56088
Category
Admin
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days

Responsibilities

Med/Surg Acute 4

12 hr, day shift

Full time

Saturday and Sunday on Med/Surg 4 (Surgical/Orthopedic), with the third day each week floating to another department where needed.

 

The Unit Secretary is directly accountable to the Director of Med/Surg, 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 and Work Experience

  1. Previous clerical or unit secretary experience in a health care setting preferred.
  2. High school education or equivalent.
  3. Must have knowledge of medical terminology.
  4. Basic computer skills.
  5. Must be able to speak read and write English.
  6. BLS (AHA) certification preferred.

Employees must be in their current position for a minimum of six calendar months and not received any disciplinary action within the last six months to apply and be considered for a transfer.

 

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