Unit Secretary – 1N Emergency Department

Christus Health

Job title:

Unit Secretary – 1N Emergency Department


Christus Health

Job description

DescriptionSummary:Provides clerical support for assigned nursing unit, including transcribing physicians’ orders; scheduling diagnostic tests and therapies for patients; assembling and maintaining patients’ charts; answering telephone and intercom calls; providing routine, approved information; maintaining supply levels for unit; and reporting unit needs to other departments such as Housekeeping and Maintenance.The Unit Secretary inputs patient medical information into the computer system. This position answers and directs phones for the department, orders supplies, greets guests such as physicians, patient families and visitors. Corresponds with ancillary departments regarding patient care, i. e. Pharmacy, Cardiopulmonary & Lab. Communicates and works closely with Physicians and the health care team.Located just minutes from the shores of Padre Island, CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-South provides surgical and medical services for our patients in south Corpus Christi. Perfectly positioned to serve the rapidly-growing south side of Corpus Christi, CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi – South is licensed for 158 beds. South offers a full range of medical and surgical services including pediatrics, obstetrics, skilled nursing, emergency, intensive care as well as advanced diagnostic and imaging. The hospital is also home to a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit which enables recovering mothers to remain close to their premature or special needs babies.Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Computer knowledge and customer service skills required. Medical terminology preferred. Previous experience as a Unit Secretary preferred.
  • De-escalation training required within 90 days of hire/transfer date for Associates in Emergency Department.

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Expected salary


Corpus Christi, TX

Job date

Sat, 22 Jun 2024 07:11:03 GMT

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