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Unit Secretaries are employed by health care unit where they are responsbile for clerical and administrative tasks. Common Unit Secretary duties are welcoming patients and gathering information, assigning patient numbers, implementing admission and discharge procedures, updating databases and maintaining office and medical supplies. The strongest example resumes emphasize attention to details, multitasking, telephone etiquette, courtesy, customer focus, and basic IT skills. Certificate programs in the health care field are common experience in Unit Secretary resumes samples.

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Unit Secretary

Prepared charts for new patients, took off orders, scheduled consults, procedures labs and post-discharge follow-up appointments

  • Managed communication flow at nurse's station including screening of non-published patients, physician calls, departmental calls, etc.
  • Retrieved, filled, and submitted all necessary paperwork and requests for doctors
  • Provided unit secretarial coverage for multiple units during staffing shortages
  • Oriented new unit secretaries
  • Implemented an electronic medical record as part of the Medical/Surgical Unit clinical team
  • Team member for patient satisfaction improvement team
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
Medical
2

Unit Secretary

Served as a point of contact for the nursing unit and coordinated patient services by scheduling tests, treatments, and consultations

  • Performed clerical duties including maintenance and organization of patient records, as well as breakdown of medical charts for record keeping
  • Maintained and updated patient health information
  • Transcribed charge nurse and attending physicians' medical orders and notes
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
3

Nursing Unit Secretary

Processed and entered Physicians' orders for medication, lab-tests, nursing, dietary, medical equipments, and other medical related orders into the patient's medication administration record charts(MAR) and in the McKesson System.

  • Processed and managed patients' records in the folders and in the system for doctors and nurses to view and access the patient's information.
  • Handled patient's requests by operating intercom room service system, delivering those requests to assigned nurses and technicians.
  • Assisted Nursing Unit by ordering and bringing supply orders for medication, dietary, labs, and medical devices.
  • Handled call center by answering calls for Nursing Unit.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
C
Computer Help Desk Administration
AS
Applied Science
4

Unit Secretary

Coordinate the communications, record keeping and administrative activities within patient care unit.

  • Manage the movement of medication orders to pharmacy and medication distribution to nursing stations via tube system in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Use automated systems to access, chronicle and maintain clinical information, including physician orders, new admissions, discharges, and transfers.
  • Triage and chronicle telephone calls received regarding information service for patients and respond quickly to meet patients' needs and resolve problems.
  • Establish customer relationships with internal staff, patients, and healthcare providers to facilitate qualitative patient care.
  • Ensure confidentiality of all patient data.
  • Notify support services of unit issues related to housekeeping or facilities maintenance.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
BS
Health Information Management
MA
Health Care
5

Unit Secretary

Answers phone with calm, pleasant and friendly demeanor.

  • Orders and receive supplies for the unit.
  • Accurately enters department records in computer systems and maintains the corresponding filing system.
  • Demonstrates knowledge regarding department specific policies and procedures including response to emergency situations.
  • Admit patients, administer and maintain patient records.
  • Break down medical charts for record keeping and coordinate billing.
  • Transcribe physician orders; check off lab work, and place test results in patient charts.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Science
BA
Science
6

Unit Secretary

Skilled in performing job duties that require interactions with patients, visitors and members of the patient care team

  • Performed secretarial duties
  • Maintains unit supplies,
  • Assists with patient transportation,
  • Produce unit correspondence and maintains unit and patient records in order to support the delivery of quality patient care.
Candidate Info
33
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Associate of Science
7

Unit Secretary

Provided short term care to geriatric psych patients

  • Maintained nursing station and all required tasks
  • Successfully complete all jobs by time requested, assist with [company name] scheduling
  • Assisted with patient admissions and staffing needs
  • Worked on the floor directly with Patients, Psychiatrist, Social Workers, RN's and Nurse Practitioner
  • Provide care including dressing, bathing, feeding, and grooming
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
8

Unit Secretary

Answer and direct incoming calls

  • Order medical tests and schedule as ordered by physicians
  • Deliver test results to appropriate hospital staff
  • Create and maintain individual patient charts
  • Complete inventory and order supplies as necessary for assigned unit
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Unit Secretary

Answer phones and direct callers to their preferred locations

  • Consult physicians from all specialties to come see our patients
  • Create patients charts and properly file medical records
  • Admit and discharge patients by collecting all their acute records and insurance information
  • Enter physician orders' into the patients chart
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Health
10

Unit Secretary

  • Answered phones
  • Interacted with patients and their families
  • Filed paper work in patient charts
  • Assisted nursing staff with tasks that could be delegated
  • Performed drug screenings and body searches
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
Nursing

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