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Unit Secretary

Facility: Mercy Medical Center Location: Rockville Centre, NY Department: 1NPAV-Med/Surg Category: Administrative / Business Support Schedule: Part Time, With Weekend and Holiday rotation Shift: Evening shift Hours: 3p/11p ReqNum: 6028075

Unit Secretary-1NPAV
Part-Time
Must be able to work Weekend and Holiday rotation
Rockville Centre, NY 11570

Explore a career with Mercy Medical Center, a 375-bed not-for-profit hospital and member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island that has been serving the healthcare needs for the residents of Nassau County and its surrounding areas since 1913. Ranked among the top hospitals in New York State, Mercy offers a NYS designated Stroke Center, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and has received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center the only hospital in the region and one of only two in NY State to receive this prestigious award.

Responsibilities include:

Greets patients and visitors and provides them with requested information and direction

Answers telephone calls and places telephone calls and pages

Responds to patient calls through the intercom and communicates needs to the appropriate personnel for intervention

Communicates dietary changes to Food and Nutritional Services

Immediately notifies Patient Registration Unit of any patient transfers, discharges or expirations

Maintains unit information in Order Entry System

Processes referrals as indicated on Health Assessment Records

Maintains accurate daily census sheets

Prints patient labels

Orders supplies through the Lawson system

Maintains a well-organized and well stocked desk and Nurses' Station

Opens unit mails and processes as directed by supervisors

Prepares and maintains medical records for admissions, transfers, discharges, and special procedures

Provides immediate notification to Environmental Services of newly vacated beds

Operates and maintains copy and facsimile machines and reports broken unit equipment to the appropriate resources

Qualifications include:

Education: High School or equivalent diploma
Experience/skills: Good verbal and written communication skills; understanding of medical terminology preferred

MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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