Unit Secretary Inpatient - Full Time

The Unit Secretary performs secretarial/clerical duties associated with clinical nursing. The Unit Secretary meets the communication needs of the patient/family, departmental staff, and medical staff. Prepares and compiles records on the patient care unit.  Floats to different patient care units as necessary.  Initiates directions from physician and nursing staff.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies and procedures and standards. Provides basic patient monitoring through ECG strips, arrhythmia interpretation and virtual sitter monitor and notifies nursing personnel potential life-threatening status changes.  The Unit Secretary must be able to organize and handle a multiple task environment while maintaining excellent customer service skills and a calm demeanor.

Key Benefits of this Position:

Full time, 10:45PM-7:00AM

Requirements:

Position requires extensive standing, bending, and walking.

Ability to push/pull up to 50lbs and lift objects of up to 50lbs is occasionally required.

 

Education:

High school diploma or equivalent, required.

Basic cardiac rhythm recognition course, within 6 months of hire.

Experience

Previous experience in a healthcare related position, preferred.

 

Skills:

Effective communication skills and interpersonal skills are required.

Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.

Ability to build rapport quickly, develop trust, sustain working relationships, and represent LFH positively in internal and external meetings is required.

Basic computer skills to include Microsoft Office products

Basic cardiac rhythm recognition

For confidential consideration, please contact:

Please complete and submit an Employment Application along with a copy of your most recent resume and cover letter that states your position of interest and salary requirements to lfh-hr@lfhny.org.

 

 

 

 

 

Posted 10/20/2017

 

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