Unit Secretary
Medical Center of Arlington (Arlington, TX) - Arlington, TX

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Department: Ortho/Neuro (4N)

Work Schedule: PRN (As Needed)

The Unit Secretary acts as the primary clerical resource for the unit. Position duties and responsibilities include:

  • Performs a range of clerical duties that support the operations of the unit.
  • Acts as unit receptionist greeting and directing visitors.
  • Assists in the ordering, receipt and storage of supplies.
  • Assembles patient charts.
  • Answers unit telephone, transferring calls, determining when staff members should be paged and taking and forwarding messages.
  • Serves as an important link in the communication chain ensuring information is transmitted between nursing personnel, other hospital personnel, physicians, patients, family members and other guests.
  • Assists in entering patient information in Meditech computer system.
  • Maintains nursing station in neat and orderly manner.
  • Completes special projects for unit director, supervisors and charge nurses.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members. Qualifications
Required Qualifications include:
  • High school degree or equivalent
  • Previous clerical experience.
  • Previous experience as a Unit Secretary in a hospital setting preferred.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Familiarity with medical terminology.
  • Computer literacy is preferred.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching and some lifting.

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