Unit Secretary - Part Time
Clinical - Unit Secretary
201 Pleasant Hill Road
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - Welkind (Chester)
Part Time Regular
Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation | Select Medical
201 Pleasant Hill Road, Chester, NJ 07930
Unit Secretary - Inpatient
Shift: Part Time 10am - 6pm every other weekend. Two Holidays a year.
We are currently seeking for an experienced Part Time, Unit Secretary for our rehab hospital located at Chester, NJ (MORRIS COUNTY). Come join our team - Apply NOW!
Benefits of becoming a Unit Secretary with us:
\*\*\*INCREASED RATES with additional pay on weekends
Working with a great nursing team
Impact on patient care and their quality of life
Ability to grow and learn new skills
Gaining health care experience
A network of over 50K employees nationwide with relocation opportunities
The Unit Secretary organizes clerical functions of the nursing unit, including communication, record keeping, logs, and patient information. Notifies the nursing staff and/or charge nurse in a timely manner of pertinent patient information, including physician orders, laboratory or test results, and communication from other departments.
Acts as a receptionist for the nursing unit, answering telephone calls, patient lights, and greeting and assisting visitors and staff. Answers questions and/or assists in problem solving or re-directing people to the proper resource.
Organizes and updates all patient charts including proper forms with proper labels, posting orders for validation by the nurse or charge nurse, assuring proper order of charts, and thinning charts when indicated according to guidelines.
Assembles new patient charts including proper tagging and identification, forms, stickers, and admission packets for use by clinical staff including nurses and physicians.
Processes admissions, discharges and transfers, including computer entry and census information under the direction of the nurse.
Reviews physician order sheets for new orders, initiates the necessary paper work assuring that no order is implemented until it is signed off by a nurse.
Arranges appointments for patients under the direction of the nurse.
Maintains supplies in support of the nursing unit including secretarial supplies and forms as well as equipment rentals or other special purchases in collaboration with the charge nurse or the DON.
Assists with patient call lights, patient transportation, and patient care needs when needed and in accordance with their training and skill.
Makes copies and performs any clerical support activities to assure efficiency and provide support to the clinical staff.
Cross-trained and serves as a back up for Admission Coordinator when needed.
Performs other duties as requested.
A minimum of 1 year clerical experience preferred in a medical setting required.
Proficient computer skills.
High School Graduate or equivalent.
Select Medical's Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:
Spinal Cord Injury
\*\*Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.
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Kessler Institute employees agree that our hospitals are a remarkable place to work and grow. Below are comments from a few members of our staff of more than 2,600 employees:
"Kessler has given me the opportunity to further my education, learn new skills and know the latest technology in the field of rehabilitation."
"Working with people who take pride in what they do and are committed to doing the right thing for their patients Ö thatís what makes Kessler such a great place to work."
"I enjoy working at Kessler simply because it gives me the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of rehabilitation professionals."
"Kessler is a unique, inspiring place to work. I work with some of the best people in our field, treat the most challenging and rewarding patients and am becoming a stronger clinician and person."