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Unit Secretary Full-time

at Mercy Medical in New York (Published at 02-12-2019)

Unit Secretary-Nursing-1 NP Med/Surg
Part-Time * Day Shift * 7:00AM-3:00PM
Rockville Centre, NY

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

At Catholic Health Services of Long Island your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future. 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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