Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, performs duties of a clerical and non-nursing nature on the nursing units. Activities include serving as a receptionist for the unit, transcribing orders and requesting items for patient care, and assisting with maintaining patient, unit, and hospital records.
High school diploma or equivalent is required. Graduation from an approved unit clerk program or previous experience as a unit secretary is preferred.
CPR certification is preferred.
Must have knowledge and comprehension of clerical duties, some knowledge of medical terminology, and floor management routines.
Must have knowledge and ability to operate unit computer equipment.
Must have interpersonal and social skills and the ability to remain calm and tactful in stressful situations.
Must have good eye hand coordination for using the computer.
Must be able to respond efficiently to meet the needs of customer groups.
Must be able to give consistent work performance with attention to detail.
Must be extremely accurate in recording patient information.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.