Unit Secretary

Visiting Nurse & Health Services   Manchester, CT   Full-time     Nursing
Posted on September 16, 2022

Unit Secretary – Day – Full-Time-40 Hours- Monday-Friday 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Performs a variety of clerical support and other duties to assist the nursing staff in carrying out  daily patient care activities. Prepared and maintains patient medical records. Transcribes and  expedites physician orders. Functions as a receptionist. Creates a caring and compassionate  environment through Core Values of Teamwork, Respect, and Communication. Contributes to a  safe, structured and therapeutic milieu. Reports to the Clinical Coordinator. 

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: 

A High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required, along with some knowledge of  medical terminology. 

Must be trained in PMT and de-escalation techniques, as prescribed by ECHN, and  receive certification within 6 months of hire into the role. 

COMPETENCIES: 

Basic computer skills are desirable. 

Must be able to read and communicate effectively in English. 

Must be capable of taking swift and efficient action, including patient restraint when  responding to patient emergency codes.