Unit Secretary

  • Civista Medical Center
  • University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center La Plata Maryland 20646 US
  • Dec 14, 2018
Other Office and Clerical

Job Description

Provides clerical, business, information management and receptionist duties to the nursing units. Compiles and reviews patient charts for admissions, transfers, and discharges. Enters physician orders. Transcribes orders accurately.

Education & Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • One year experience in clerical position preferred.
  • Medical Terminology preferred.

Skills & Abilities:

  • The ability to ensure the confidentiality and rights of all patient and departmental documents is required. 
  • The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in written form with patients, physicians, health system officials, other health system personnel and the general public is essential. 
  • Ability to work with simple mathematical concepts and pass mathematics test. 
  • Ability to identify problems, collect data and seek intervention by clinical nurse appropriately.

Physical Demands:

Will work in a clean, well-lighted environment. Requires sitting approximately 80% of the time, walking and standing 20% of time and requires occasional bending and reaching and carrying of reports weighing up to 10 lbs. 20% of the time.

UM Charles Regional is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.