Job Description

Location: New England Sinai Hospital
Posted Date: 5/6/2020

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY:

The Unit Secretary I is responsible for supporting the overall functionality of a patient care unit under the supervision of the Nursing Director or Charge Nurse.

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. High School Graduate.
  2. One year experience as Medical or Unit Secretary.
  3. Excellent interpersonal, communication and educational skills.
  4. Ability to direct and coordinate clerical activities 7 days per week.
  5. Competency in computer applications used in the healthcare setting.

DUTIES:

  1. Assures courteous treatment of patients, families, staff, and visitors.
    1. Responds to patient call lights and coordinates follow-up as needed with RN.
    2. Maintains neat and organized appearance of nurses’ station, including keeping keyboards cleaned.
    3. Courteously receives, greets, and assists visitors, patients, consulting staff, etc.
    4. Receives all incoming phone calls, takes necessary action, or directs messages as indicated.
    5. Assists patients with personal requests (i.e., phone calls, reading mail, accessing personal funds, etc.).
    6. Communicates with host hospital departments to obtain services for patients (i.e., dietary, lab, radiology, etc.).

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