Unit Secretary - Acute Care

  • R-0000002930
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Healthcare Support
  • Clinical & Research Support Services
  • Full Time

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Entity

Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

Worker Type

Employee

Worker Sub-Type​

Regular

Department

CC000239 MUHA | CHS - ACU

Pay Rate Type

Hourly

Pay Grade

Health-19

Scheduled Weekly Hours

36

Work Shift

Job Description Summary

The Unit Secretary reports to the Nurse Manager. Under indirect supervision, the Unit Secretary handles all incoming and outgoing communications and is responsible for accurately performing all clerical duties for the clinical unit. This position processes physicians' orders, maintains unit charts, records, supplies and equipment. This role is the direct line of communication between the patient care unit and support services. The Unit Secretary also assists in orienting and training new personnel.

Job Description

The Unit Secretary reports to the Nurse Manager. Under indirect supervision, the Unit Secretary handles all incoming and outgoing communications and is responsible for accurately performing all clerical duties for the clinical unit. This position processes physicians' orders, maintains unit charts, records, supplies and equipment. This role is the direct line of communication between the patient care unit and support services. The Unit Secretary also assists in orienting and training new personnel.

Additional Job Description

A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) required.  Basic keyboarding skills required; medical terminology preferred.  Applicant must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Basic Life Support (BLS) required within 2 weeks of hire.  Thereafter, must maintain a Current Basic Life Support (BLS), either a certification from an American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Healthcare Providers (or AHA recognized equivalent) or an American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider. 

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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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