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Unit Secretary - Med-Surg - FT Evenings

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 64557
Job Family: Clerical Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Evening
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005030340-Nursing - 10A Medical/Surgical

Overview

CMC serves as the region’s only Level 1 trauma center and is an approved transplant center for heart, kidney, pancreas and liver. We also serve as one of North Carolina’s 5 Academic Medical Center Teaching Hospitals, providing residency training for more than 200 physicians in 15 specialties and serve as a satellite for the medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Carolinas Medical Center has been named the Best Hospital in the Charlotte region by U.S. News & World Report for 5 years in a row. Also located at CMC is Levine Cancer Institute's academic and research headquarters, Carolinas Rehabilitation, named a Best Hospital for rehabilitation, and Levine Children's Hospital, consistently ranked as a Best Children's Hospital in multiple specialties by U.S. News & World Report.

Job Summary

Assists with the clerical duties related to patient care and management of nursing under the supervision of the Nurse Manager, Assistant Nurse Manager, or Charge Nurse.

Essential Functions

  • Receives and forwards incoming telephone calls, conveys messages, and responds to requests for information.
  • Ensures the appropriate disposition of laboratory and diagnostic reports.
  • Assembles charts of discharged patients according to format and files all materials in patient records.
  • Orders and monitors unit supplies.
  • Assists the registered nurse with transcription of physician's orders.
  • Assists with obtaining medical records.
  • Enters and ensures accuracy of data into computer.
Physical Requirements
Responsible to work in a safe manner. Work requires walking, standing, lifting, reaching, handling of charts, supplies, and equipment.

Education, Experience and Certifications

High School Diploma or GED required. Data entry experience and/or experience in health care preferred.