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Unit Secretary Womens Services Full Time Nights

Job ID: 2105043374 Date posted: 11/16/2021 Facility: East Cooper Medical Center
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Unit Secretary Women's Services Full Time Nights Position Summary

Performs and coordinates the clerical and public relations functions for the unit, as well as coordinating patient services and tests provided by the other ancillary hospital departments; acts as unit receptionist receiving and directing visitors. Assumes the responsibility for correctly transcribing orders on all patients assigned. Works collaboratively with the health care team, is customer focused and strives to meet unit and hospital goals. Provides quality work according to established practice standards and guidelines for the area(s) assigned. Must be willing/able to float to other (comparable) nursing units, as requested/needed.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Successful completion of Medical Terminology Course or completion of course (.edu) within orientation period
  • Successful completion of hospital service orientation program
  • Attends Skills Fair and completes yearly competency checklists
  • Basic computer and typing skills required
  • Previous hospital experience or secretary training within the medical field preferred
  • BCLS certification preferred
  • Must utilize common sense and good judgment.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with others.
  • Must be able to adapt to varying patterns of supervision.
  • Must be able to perform duties accurately under stress.
  • Must perform duties within scope of practice and conforming to standards of practice.
  • Must have the ability to exercise tact and diplomacy when dealing with physicians, patients and family members.
  • Discretion is required in handling confidential information.
  • Must be able to work irregular schedules, weekends, and holidays due to staffing and census fluctuations.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Tenet Healthcare complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.


Job: Nursing
Primary Location: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Facility: East Cooper Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights

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