HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Dept Secretary PRN in Richmond, Virginia

We've been delivering top quality healthcare to Greater Richmond and the Tri-Cities area for more than 100 years, which means you can depend on our experience to provide the exceptional care you need. Our 292-bed hospital offers a full range of healthcare services, with specialties in cancer care—through the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital—as well as inpatient rehabilitation (with all private rooms), our ER is a state-authorized level III trauma center and neuroscience, including our first-in-Richmond Gamma Knife Center.

The Nursing Department Secretary will assist the nursing staff by providing efficient clerical duties under the direction of the Charge Nurse and Director of the department. The Unit Secretary is responsible for transcribing orders, faxing information, maintaining patient charts, directing visitors, and directing phone calls. The Unit Secretary must be able to prioritize and anticipate needs, while maintaining a calm composure in stressful situations. The Unit Secretary assists in the coordination of services and supplies for the nursing unit. The Unit Secretary maintains adequate inventory control based on appropriate par levels. The Unit Secretary communicates clearly and empathetically with physicians, staff, patients and families; and maintains confidentiality of patient, employee, and departmental information.

• Patient Rights - The Unit Secretary will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy. • Patient Safety – The Unit Secretary demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products

EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: • Associates Degree in a related field (preferred)

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: EXPERIENCE: • At least 1 year of experience in an administrative, secretarial or clerical role • 1 year of experience in a healthcare setting (preferred)

Candidate will need to be available to work Monday - Friday and have flexibility with hours.

Title: Dept Secretary PRN

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Johnston-Willis Hospital

Requisition ID: 00035-35117