Unit Secretary - Post Op (Full Time, Days)
Mainland Medical Center - Texas City - Texas City, TX

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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, preferred • 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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