Unit Secretary -Surgery- Part-Time (Days) in Denville, NJ at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 8/25/2019

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Job Description


This position is a Surgical Services float unit secretary/scheduler position. Candidate will be required to orient to Surgical Scheduling, Minor Procedures/Endoscopy/ATU, SDS, PAT, and OR at both Denville and Dover campuses and adjust day working hours as required. Candiate must be flexible, a self-directed fast learner, and possess critical thinking and problem-solving skills.


The Unit Secretary is directly accountable to the Director of Med/Surg, and indirectly to the Charge Nurse, and / or House Supervisor. The Unit Secretary is an unlicensed person who performs indirect care in the department setting. Facilitates the communication needs of the department. Transcribes physician orders from records (in the absence of CPOE and EMR clinical documentation system) with notation and signature by nursing staff. Prepares and complies records on the Emergency Room. Orders supplies for the unit, prepares and completes each patients chart for necessary forms needed on a daily basis. Able to assist nursing staff for duties involving indirect patient


Education and Work Experience

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent or relevant experience required for all new hires, effective April 2014.

  • Basic dysrhythmia training on hire

  • Medical terminology preferred.

  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.

  • Experience using computers for word processing, database management preferred.


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