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Unit Secretary

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Healthsouth Corporation Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 3 months ago

The Unit Secretary is responsible for:

  • Supporting the functions of the nursing unit by performing primarily clerical duties.

  • Serving as a resource for patients, families, physicians, staff and visitors who may approach the nursing station.

  • Coordinating the flow of the unit to enhance the delivery of safe, quality patient care.

Job Code: 100100

License or Certification:

  • CPR Preferred Education, Training and Years of Experience: - One year experience in an inpatient setting functioning as a unit secretary preferred.

  • Student in active healthcare program such as nursing preferred

  • Alternate experiences in reading and transcription of medical orders preferred.

  • Completion of Medical Terminology course preferred. Machines, Equipment Used: - General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer. Physical

    - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken this exceeds these minimum requirements.

  • Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.

  • Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

  • Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

  • Ability to work independently without supervision. Environmental Conditions: - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure.

  • Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.

  • Handicapped accessible.

  • May work under stressful circumstances at times. Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

  • Meets established attendance standards.

  • Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.

  • May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.

  • May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

  • Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.

  • May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.

  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

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Unit Secretary

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