Encompass Health Careers

Unit Secretary (Days, Three 12-hour shifts per week)

Aldie, Virginia
Nonclinical


Job Description

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Northern Virginia


The Unit Secretary is responsible for: - Supporting the functions of the nursing unit by performing primarily clerical duties. - Serving as a resource for patients, families, physicians, staff and visitors who may approach the nursing station. - Coordinating the flow of the unit to enhance the delivery of safe, quality patient care.

 

Job Code: 100100

 

 

Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Northern Virginia


The Unit Secretary is responsible for:

- Supporting the functions of the nursing unit by performing primarily clerical duties.

- Serving as a resource for patients, families, physicians, staff and visitors who may approach the nursing station.

- Coordinating the flow of the unit to enhance the delivery of safe, quality patient care.


 

License or Certification:

- CPR

Preferred Education, Training and Years of Experience:

- One year experience in an inpatient setting functioning as a unit secretary preferred. - Student in active healthcare program such as nursing preferred

- Alternate experiences in reading and transcription of medical orders preferred.

- Completion of Medical Terminology course preferred.

Machines, Equipment Used:

- General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, computer.

Physical Requirements:

- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.

- Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken this exceeds these minimum requirements.

- Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.

- Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment

Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

- Ability to work independently without supervision.

Environmental Conditions:

- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure. - Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required. - Handicapped accessible.

- May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

- Meets established attendance standards.

- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.

- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.

- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts.

- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster.

- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives.

- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



Address: 24430 Millstream Drive, Aldie 20105
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 1920119