Hospital Unit Secretary

Pittsburgh PA
Full Time
Health Science

Job Description

Performs secretarial and direct patient care duties for a designated unit. Maintains the medical record, performs direct patient care for all types of patients.

● Accurately documents vital signs, weights, I&O, restraints, specimen collection and all other treatments.
● Transcribes orders in accordance with policies and procedures subject to the approval of a licensed nurse. Asks for clarification when necessary.
● Performs clerical duties related to admission, transfer and discharge, maintenance of patient activities for the records, interdepartmental communications and unit reception.
● Demonstrates effective communication (verbal and written) with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members regarding patient care.
● Performs other duties as assigned or required.

● CPR certification.
● 1-3 years’ patient care experience.
● Knowledge of medical terminology.
● Previous unit secretary experience or graduate of an approved unit secretary program. (Preferred)
● Experience as a PCA or EMT (Preferred)

Additional Details

Experience: 0-2 years