The incumbent in this position performs secretarial, clerical and receptionist support duties necessary for the operations of a patient care unit. These function are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and Georgetown University Hospital's philosophy, policies, procedures and standards.
High School graduate or GED.
Completion of a Unit Secretary Training Program or equivalent in experience.
One-year experience as a unit secretary preferred. Experience in an acute care facility desirable.
Familiarity with basic medical terminology preferred.
Ability to set priorities and organize many functions at the same time for an entire unit.
Flexibility and calmness required in order to perform a variety of functions in a setting which may be stressful or change unexpectedly due to a patients condition.
Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Must have effective communication and interpersonal skills to relate to patients with varying degrees of illness, staff and visitors.
Ability to learn and use basic automated systems for inventory transmission of information and record keeping.
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MedStar Georgetown University Hospital - 24 months ago
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest...