Medical Unit Secretary

Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time
Health Science

Job Description

The unit secretary serves to support and enhance the activities of the nursing unit by effectively communicating, transcribing orders, chart maintenance and maintaining an organized work environment

• Performs clerical duties related to admission, transfer and discharge, maintenance of patient activities for the records, telephone answering and unit reception.
• Communicates effectively with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members.
• Accurately and completely transcribes orders subject to the approval of a licensed nurse. Enters and verifies patient charges within established timeframes.

• Minimum High school diploma or GED; or one – three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• One previous year of related experience, preferably within a medical setting, financial services setting, and/or a demanding customer service environment.
• Experience operating a PC and using software applications.
• Medical terminology and obtaining insurance verifications (Preferred).
• Call/Service Center experience (Preferred).

Additional Details

Experience: 0-2 years