Unit Secretary/Tele Tech (Full Time, Night)

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The Unit Secretary position provides clerical support to nursing staff on the Medical/Surgical/Telemetry units.

This position supports the Mission of the Hospital through the provision of distinctive and compassionate care to our patients.
  • High School Graduate or G.E.D. certificate preferred.
  • BLS for healthcare provider’s card upon hire.
  • Must be CPI certified within 30 days of employment
  • 1-2 years’ experience as telemetry technician in an acute care facility preferred.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.
Prolonged sitting, occasional standing and walking. Hand manipulation, both fine and gross dexterity is required for writing and technical skills. ___

Frequent exposure to noise, cold and heat.  Occasional exposure to blood-borne pathogens, chemicals, general cleaning chemicals.


(All duties listed below are essential to the job.)

 * General Staff Accountabilities

  • Employee’s conduct conforms to the Mission, Vision, Values, and Code of Conduct of College Medical Center.
  • Values individual differences and demonstrates sensitivity to the cultural needs of others.
  • Respects the rights, privacy and property of others, and maintains strict confidentiality.
  • Effectively protects all health information from unauthorized access per HIPAA regulations and all applicable local and state laws.
  • Exhibits good attendance and punctuality.
  • Provides appropriate notice prior to vacation/time off and notifies supervisor a minimum of two hours prior to shift when unable to come to work.
  • Observes allotted break and meal periods as prescribed by Hospital Policy and follows time card procedures by accurately writing in and out.
  • Attends to personal affairs to avoid any interference with productivity.
  • Adheres to the Dress Code.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of their personal role in the case of fire/disaster and participates in Performance Improvement activities.
  • Functions with an awareness of patient safety issues and applies basic principles of safety as identified within the facility.
  • Follows the occurrence reporting policy and procedure in reporting any potential safety issues.

 * Job Specific Accountabilities

Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide clerical support for a patient care unit.

  • Answers the telephone pleasantly before 3 rings and identifies unit, self and title
  • Directs and interacts with patients, visitors, physicians and peer courteously.
  • Routes incoming mail, distributes correspondence and other material to unit staff daily
  • Responds immediately to patient call light
  • Notifies appropriate member of nursing staff to responds to patient request in a timely manner
  • Accurately transcribes physician orders to appropriate form and records 100% of the time
  • Accurately enters physicians and nursing order into the electronic information system 100% of the time.
  • Maintains an adequate filling system so information can be easily  and efficiently retrieved
  • Inventories and orders forms and supplies to assure an adequate supply
  • Identified normal, abnormal and lethal cardiac rhythms on a monitor screen. Immediately notified RN of abnormal cardiac rhythms
  • Initiates cardiopulmonary resuscitation notification procedures (Code Blue) immediately upon recognition of the lethal cardiac rhythm
  • Performs all other duties responsibilities as assigned

* Customer Service

  • Exhibits behavior that is courteous, compassionate, polite, friendly, and respectful towards patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers and extends self to make patients, visitors, clinical staff, and peers feel welcome and respected.

Salary Rate: $16.46 – $20.57

To apply for this job please visit www.collegemedicalcenter.com.