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Unit Secretary - Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center Ortho Trauma FT Days

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 110698
Job Family: Clerical Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 5 8-hour days or 4 10-hr days, some flexibility.
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005030332-Nursing - 11B Orthopedics


11B - Orthopaedic Trauma provides patient care to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients on a 24-hour basis. It is a 19-bed unit with all private rooms.  The most common diagnoses stem from orthopaedic trauma injuries, and other traumatic injuries requiring surgical intervention.  11B also supports medical overflow when needed and based on capacity, providing care for patients requiring medical interventions, CPOX monitoring and telemetry monitoring.  11B is aligned with the Atrium Health Plan for Nursing and utilizes the Atrium Health Professional Practice Model for the delivery of patient care, the AACN synergy model for care coordination, and Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring as a theoretical framework for nursing practice.


Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center (CMC) is the flagship hospital of Atrium Health, which is distinguished throughout the Southeastern United States for its excellent patient care and medical expertise.

CMC operates at 2 locations: CMC and Atrium Health Mercy. These locations are 1.3 miles apart.

From modest beginnings in 1943, we have evolved into the largest hospital in the region and a world-class facility that offers a full range of services to the Charlotte community and beyond, with more than 1,100 physicians and providers specializing in all areas of medicine.

CMC serves as the region’s only Level 1 trauma center and is an approved transplant center for heartkidneypancreas 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 regional campus for Wake Forest University School of Medicine, based in Winston-Salem, NC.


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.