Job Code: 5-900
The Unit Secretary supports hospital staff in maintaining an organized and functional nursing station. The Unit Secretary is the liaison between the nursing unit and administration. The Unit Secretary answers the phone in a courteous and timely fashion and routes calls to appropriate areas. The Unit Secretary also supports the hospital staff by ensuring proper paperwork is available at all times. The Unit Secretary maintains a safe and professional standard for patient care in accordance with Joint Commission, Federal and State regulations, Oceans' Mission, policies and procedures and PI Standards.
High school graduate or equivalent preferred. At least 1 year experience working with psychiatric patients in an inpatient setting desired.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Must be able to read, to write and to follow verbal and written instruction. Must work well with diverse populations. Must utilize Age, Disability and Cultural Specific knowledge in working with specialized populations to best communicate with those clients. Must be in good physical and mental health as evidenced by a warm empathetic attitude, respect for dignity, worth and potentiality of clients and hold a high sense of personal integrity. Must be able to work under close supervision.
CPI and CPR certification required.