Unit Secretary ED Full Time Days - #689544

Carondelet St. Josephs Hospital

Date: 1 week ago

City: Tucson, Arizona

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Helping people feel better isn’t just about the treatment we give – the relationships we create and the compassion we share are just as important. Carondelet hospitals make a difference in the lives of our communities and the lives of those we work alongside every day. We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding environment.

From your first day, you’ll be part of a group of some of the most talented nursing professionals united in a common goal to care for those in our community. Ready to work with awe-inspiring teammates who are dedicated to making a difference? Join us in going above and beyond.

Unit Secretary ER Full Time Days Position Summary

Performs general clerical duties on a nursing unit by preparing, compiling, and maintaining records in a hospital nursing unit.


Records, transmits and/or files written and verbal communications to, from, and within the nursing unit to staff, patients, and physicians.

Transcribes physicians’ orders.

Schedules and signs patients in and out for surgery, treatments, or tests as indicated.

Orders and stores unit supplies.

Makes necessary phone calls for special orders for doctors, patients or nurses.

Maintains current and orderly chart files

Assembles patients’ charts for transfers or discharges.

Answers telephone or intercom.

Records and relays messages.

Greets, directs, and instructs visitors as necessary.

Assist physicians in locating patients’ charts and appropriate primary nurse.

Prepare routine, confidential and/or special reports, documents and records.

Assists with patient care/quality assurance audits.


Required: High school diploma or equivalent

Required: Must be familiar with medical terminology, and have experience with the use of a computer.
Preferred: Previous experience as a Unit Secretary preferred.

Required: CPR

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

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