Unit Secretary
VCU Health System - Richmond, VA

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For more than 173 years, VCU Health System has been caring for patients, educating the next generation of health care professionals and conducting world-class research. We know that our employees are exceptional. That’s why we provide meaningful benefits focused on work/life balance, including child and elder care, flexible work options, extensive medical benefits, competitive pay and prepaid tuition. Beautiful Richmond, Virginia is located at the crossroads of Interstates 64 and 95, and is just an hour from the mountains and two hours from the beach and Washington, D.C. Ours is a cityscape of culture, offering historic residential neighborhoods, fine arts, an eclectic dining scene, professional sports, outdoor recreation and a host of other attractions.

The Same Day Surgery department is seeking one full time, benefit and one hourly non-benefit Unit Secretary. A Unit Secretary performs a variety of clerical tasks involved in preparing, maintaining and processing patient and unit activities, data and records.
  • Level and type of experience PREFERRED
    • Previous experience setting up and maintaining office system (organizational skills).
    • Previous experience with medical insurance, PARS, MIS and medical terminology.
    • Previous experience in a health care setting.
  • Education/training REQUIRED
    • High School Diploma or GED
  • Education/training PREFERRED
    • Completion of a Medical Terminology course.
Additional position requirements such as shift rotations, weekends, environment
Unit Secretaries work all three shifts, weekends and holidays. Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with specific Nurse Manager. Schedules, including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet staffing requirements or as is in the best interest of the work unit.

VCU Health System, one of the foremost academic medical institutions in the nation, is proud to be the Greater Richmond Area Employer of Choice for 3 years in a row, the area's only Magnet designated, Academic Medical facility, and one of Working Mother's 100 Best Companies.

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