Unit Secretary

  • Holy Name Medical Center
  • Teaneck, NJ, USA
  • Jun 01, 2020
Per Diem Administration/Operations Assistant/Support

Job Description

Assists the Nursing Staff by performing clerical duties relative to the functioning of the Nursing Unit. Essential Functions of the Job: 1. Assists the Unit Director/ Clinical Coordinator and/or Charge Nurse in the effective and efficient functioning of the nursing unit including coordination of information, unit organization and communication with other departments and physicians. Checks Unit Inventories, storeroom, and other supplies and places orders as indicated by the Unit Director. 2. Transcribes patient care orders into the computer 3. Assembles and prepares for admissions/transfers: new charts, work sheets, etc.; stamps charts on admission/transfer; completes all clerical admission and discharge paper work. Assesses charts routinely for: correct order of sheets, stamping of all chart sheets with correct patient I.D., chart dividers. 4. Ensures charts are completed; content is in proper sequence and placed in appropriate area for Health Information Services pick-up upon patient discharge or when chart is thinned. 5. Assists patients with requests that pertain to clerical functions i.e.: telephone, TV request. 6. Answers telephone; takes and relays messages; provides information as appropriate 7. Answers Call Light System and immediately refers to RN or PCT. 8. Coordinates patient transport to and from special tests, procedures, and discharges. QUALFIED AND INTERESTED CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO IMMEDIATELY APPLY TO THIS OPPORTUNITY!


Every Other Weekend

Employment Type

Per Diem