Unit Secretary In Illinois Job Details

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Memorial Medical Center Springfield

Category: Clerical
Schedule: Full time, Part time or Per Diem
Shift: Full-time and part-time openings, various shifts available
Hours: 6:45am - 3:15pm; 2:45pm - 11:15pm; 10:45pm - 7:15am

Basic Function:

Serves as the primary communication ?hub? for the unit, answering telephones and patient call lights and ensuring that appropriate parties receive the information in an expeditious manner.   Enters patient orders into the electronic orders management system/ medical record, in a timely manner with a high degree of accuracy and detail expected. Also performs complex secretarial & receptionist functions including ordering needed supplies/equipment, filing, printing patient data reports and copying for the department. Patient care tasks may be performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, and guidelines.


Requirements for this position include: 

     1.    High school graduate or GED required, associates or bachelors degree preferred
   2.    Demonstrates excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
     3.    Two years secretarial or comparable clerical experience required.
     4.    Knowledge of medical terminology is strongly preferred.
     5.    Proficient with personal computers and software (including Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point).
     6.    Demonstrates initiative, self-direction, motivation, and proven ability to work successfully with a variety of people and disciplines. 

Please note that if you are hired for a Unit Clerk position, you will be scheduled to attend our Central Nursing Orientation. An HR Representative will discuss this with you.

Date posted: 05/26/2010