• Unit Secretary

    Job Locations US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/10/2018 5:44 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1084
    # of Openings
    1
    Shift
    2pm to 10 pm rotating shift 4 days on 2 days off
    Division
    Valir Rehab Hospital-OKC
    Category
    Unit Clerk
  • Overview

    The Unit Secretary ensures that the non-direct patient care aspects of the hospital nursing unit run smoothly.  Main duties include clerical and secretarial tasks such as answering phones, sending faxes, making copies, ordering and organizing supplies and filing. Other duties include scheduling tests and procedures for patients and keeping the medical chart organized and additional duties as assigned. The work setting is the patient care units in the hospital.

    Responsibilities

    The Unit Secretary ensures that the non-direct patient care aspects of the hospital nursing unit run smoothly.  Main duties include clerical and secretarial tasks such as answering phones, sending faxes, making copies, ordering and organizing supplies and filing. Other duties include scheduling tests and procedures for patients and keeping the medical chart organized and additional duties as assigned. The work setting is the patient care units in the hospital.

    Qualifications

    Licenses or Certifications:  CPR Certification

     

    Total Education, Vocation Training, and Experience:  High School Graduate or equivalent preferred.  Medical terminology and proficient computer skills (word and excel). One year of unit secretary experience preferred. 2-3 years unit clerical experience using Microsoft word and Excel required.

     

    Skills and Abilities

    Must have a professional appearance and be polite and courteous even during busy times and interruptions.  The ability to do multiple tasks at once is crucial. Must be flexible and able to function as a resource to members of the health care team, and be familiar with the hospital and the resources available to customers

     

    PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION:

    Position has Full Access to Protected Health Information of patients on caseload.

     

    Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

    Organize and prioritize tasks and projects

    Accurately complete job responsibilities within the specified time constraints to meet the needs of patients, regulatory standards and customer satisfaction

     

     

    Physical ReQUIREMENTS:

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Ability to speak, hear, and read English

    Ability to discern temperature, texture, size, and shape

    “Exceptional attendance is a requirement in order to fulfill role expectations.”

     

    CRITICAL DEMANDS:

    Lift up to 25# from floor to desk(36”)(Occasional)                                     Stand(Occasional)

    Sustained Forward bending in sitting(Frequent)                                            Sit(Constant)

    Walking up to .25 mile(Occasional)                                                                 Sustained squat(Occasional)

    Repetitive squat(Occasional)                                                                            Kneel(Occasional)

    Full body range of motion(Constant)                                                              Overhead reach(Occasional)

    Grasp of various sizes and weights up to 50#(Constant)                             Balance(Continuous) In walking, standing, carrying, moving patients, and equipment, etc.                                

    Push/Pull up to 75# of force(Occasional)

     

    Working Conditions:

    Potential hazards include:

    Exposure to

    None

    Some

    Frequent

    Very Frequent

    Exposure to

    None

    Some

    Frequent

    Very Frequent

    * toxic/caustic chemicals

     

    X

     

     

    *blood or body fluids

     

     

     

    X

    *extreme conditions, hot or cold

    X

     

     

     

    *communicable diseases

     

     

    X

     

    *dust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)

     

    X

     

     

    *unprotected heights

    X

     

     

     

    *moving mechanical parts

     

    X

     

     

    *CRT (computer) monitor

    X

     

     

     

    *potential electric shock

     

    X

     

        

    *frequent, repetitive motions

     

    X

     

     

    *x-ray electro-magnetic energy

     

    X

     

     

    *Other (as listed)

     

     

     

     

    *high pitched noises

    X

     

     

        

     

     

     

     

     

    *needles or other sharp objects

     

     

    X

        

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED

    Equipment used for patient care.  Office equipment such as computer, FAX, telephone, copier, calculator, etc.  Assumes responsibility for equipment, inventory, safety, and security of assigned facilities.