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Unit Secretary Med Surg PT Rotate

Job ID: 2305010991 Date posted: 01/23/2023 Facility: Placentia-Linda Hospital
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Since 1972, Placentia-Linda Hospital has expanded right along with north Orange County. As our communities grow, we continue to offer a full range of medical services to meet your family’s needs. One thing remains the same — our caring and compassionate staff, which is committed to providing excellent quality and customer satisfaction. The numerous awards and distinctions we’ve earned demonstrate that. The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America, once again named Placentia-Linda Top Performer on Key Quality Measures in 2014. The hospital was recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for certain conditions.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.


The role requires ability to multi-task different function while communicating and coordinating unit activities. Effective communication with each Nursing, Physician and interdisciplinary team members. Attends to nursing station and performs clerical and receptionist duties. Performs regular inventory of supplies and responsible in ordering what is required to support daily function and business of the nursing department. Manages and maintains an updated Census board (TEMPO) with appropriate staff assignment and patient information. Supports the Clinical Coordinator in making physician calls, paging any medical team, census balancing, managing ADT (Admission, Discharge and Transfer), recording and assisting in ER throughput and direct admission from external sites, manages ADT with use of PBAR and PAS applications, keeping an updated census log, etc. Manages incoming phone calls and patient calls through Nurse-Call light by following proper phone etiquette. Anticipates the need of the nursing department and participates in planning with team leaders and joining unit huddles for ensuring highly effective and cohesive team. Responsible for ordering supplies, equipment and services as directed. Maintains clean and organized nursing station. Demonstrates flexibility and effectively adapts to consistent changes in patient volume and workflow. This role requires access and work with different hospital and clinical applications to effectively manage different assigned tasks. Reports to unit Clinical Coordinator and Department Manager.


Must be able to speak, read and write English. Communicates effectively with interdisciplinary team members. Understanding of Basic medical terminology. Understanding and compliance with HIPAA-patient privacy and confidentiality practice and compliance.

  • Six months previous clerical/ secretarial experience preferred.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) preferred.
  • Certified C.N.A. or Monitor Tech preferred.
  • American Heart Association BLS/CPR certification required.

Pay Range: $1 - $100

Individual wages are determined based upon a number of factors including, but not limited to, an individual’s qualifications and experience


Tenet 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.

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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