Unit Coordinator (Secretary) – 2 North PCU – Full Time – Evenings

Penn State Health

Posted 3 weeks ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Days
Education Level: High School Degree Required
Certificates: Not Stated
Experience Level: All|Experienced
Compensation: NA

Unit Coordinator (Secretary) – 2 North PCU – Full Time – Evenings

Job ID: 8578
Category: Clerical and Admin

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Location: Reading – Bern Campus
Work Type: Full Time – 80 hours per pay
Shift: Evenings

Job Summary:
Provides general clerical support to a specific unit including receptionist duties, transcription and processing of physician orders; and coordination of unit communication with other hospital departments as well as the public. Contributes to the safe and efficient operations of Nursing Service.
Essential Duties:

Transcribes physician orders accurately under the supervision of a Registered Nurse to facilitate the implementation of the patient’s care.
Contributes to maintenance of a clean, safe environment to minimize hazards of infection or injury.
Provides coordination of patient and unit communication to ensure that accurate communication is given in a timely manner.
Coordinates patient movement on and off the unit.
Maintains unit supplies, stock, and equipment to ensure availability of items that patient care staff may need.
Assembles and maintains patient’s medical records to facilitate ongoing patient information.

Education:

High School Diploma or GED required

Experience:

Previous unit secretary experience and/or completion of medical terminology course preferred

License/Certification:

None

Additional Responsibilities:

Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position’s responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.eduor download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

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