Unit Secretary - Psych Ecdu

St. Joseph Health Orange , CA 92856

Posted 3 weeks ago

Advance your career working at a Magnet recognized hospital known for clinical quality and patient safety. We are looking for a Unit Secretary for our Psych ECDU Department at St. Joseph Hospital Orange.

Location: Orange, CA

Work Schedule: Full time

  • 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 10-hour, Days

Job Summary:

Responsible for manning the nursing station and performing clerical and receptionist duties. Requisitions supplies, equipment, and services from other departments.

Essential Functions:

  • Acts in an organized manner for the nursing station, answering inquiries of a general nature through utilization of phone, call light and paging system, message relaying, and promotion of good working relationships with intra-department and inter-department personnel.

  • Coordinates and requisitions routine services, supplies, and equipment to ensure efficient and safe operation of the unit.

  • Demonstrates efficiency in performance of clerical duties to ensure efficient daily unit operation.

  • Demonstrates responsibility for the containment of hospital costs and conservation of office supplies, environment and equipment.

  • Maintains and organizes accurate hospital and department records.

  • Assist with maintenance of policy/procedure and reference manuals, memo distributions, and organized and neat bulletin boards.

  • Enters data into computer in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Demonstrates efficiency and accuracy in correctly assembling, maintaining, and disassembling each medical record.

  • Schedules TMC and Lestonnac appointments and phone collections/distributions.

  • Demonstrates knowledge, prioritizes and completes transcription of physician orders in a timely manner.

  • Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining a satisfactory physical environment in the nursing station irrespective of nursing activity.

  • Creates and sustains positive working relationships between patients and members of the health care team.

Skills:

  • Able to communicate effectively.

  • Knowledge on medical terminology.

  • Basic knowledge of a windows environment computer system.

  • Effective skills in communication, problem solving, interpersonal relationships and prioritization.

  • Able to give constructive feedback.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: H.S. Diploma or GED

License / Certifications:

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) card.

  • Existing caregivers must obtain BLS by September 1, 2018.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Education: Coursework/Training

  • Basic arrhythmia class for Critical Care.

Experience: Hospital clerical experience.

Comprehensive Range of Benefits:

Professional Advancement: Individual career development plans, ongoing education, tuition reimbursement, motivating managers

Health: Medical

  • Cigna HMO and POS plans, Dental

  • Delta Care DHMO and Delta Dental PPO plans, Employee Assistance

Program Wellness: Retirement

  • 401(K), Paid-Time Off

  • Based on employment status of FT, PT, PD and years of service, Employee Life insurance with optional family coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, optional Pre-Paid Legal Plan

Apply Today! Applicants that meet the qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Compassion. Dignity. Justice. Excellence. Integrity.

These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.

As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community.

Clinical Excellence

When you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one "America's Best Hospitals" for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteem recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care.

A haven that feels like home.

St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings.

Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital!

St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

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