The Unit Secretary (Technician) assists the nursing and medical staff by acting as receptionist, unit liaison, and secretary for the nursing unit. In addition to the above responsibilities, the Unit Secretary (Technician) may be called upon to perform basic patient care functions such as obtaining vital signs, placing patients in exam rooms, obtaining lab specimens or assisting the staff of the Occupational Health Center, under their direction.
EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
One year experience utilizing clerical, computer and receptionist skills
Phlebotomy skills and general knowledge of laboratory equipment
One year experience in Ambulatory Care Setting
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Typing certification of 25 wpm (Certificate must be within the last three years.)
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
Must have medical terminology knowledge. Must demonstrate technical competence. Must be able to interact professionally and effectively communicate with physicians, staff, patients, and public. Must show sensitivity for the hospitalized patient and family. Must be able to follow instructions, work quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment. Analytical and grammatical skills are necessary to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Capable of using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook (Microsoft Office Suite) computer skills for a variety of support functions. Organizational and multi-tasking skills are essential.