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Unit Secretary Labor & Delivery Part Time Rotate

Job ID: 2205036136 Date posted: 09/23/2022 Facility: Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
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As the largest hospital in San Luis Obispo County, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center strives to produce optimal outcomes and exceptional patient experiences to the community it serves. With 164 beds and hundreds of physicians, Sierra Vista puts advanced technology into the hands of experienced medical specialists to deliver quality healthcare to Central Coast residents and visitors. Its distinct, high-level services include neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, perinatology (high-risk pregnancy), neonatology (high-risk newborn care), pediatrics and trauma. Sierra Vista houses the largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit between Santa Barbara and Salinas, the only dedicated pediatric unit in San Luis Obispo County and serves as the county’s designated trauma center. Sierra Vista is recognized as a leader in orthopedics, cancer care and is a Joint Commission accredited primary stroke center. Sierra Vista is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has been serving the community since 1959.

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

Position Summary:

This position will register patients, verify insurance, and collect pertinent patient information and data. Information is obtained from patients or family member visiting the OB ED. She/he provides information by answering admitting procedure, hospital regulation and service inquires of the patients.

When there aren’t patients to admit, the admitting clerk will answer phone calls and emails, perform data entry charges, put paper charts together.

The unit secretary / admitting clerk works on the front line of the Labor and Delivery and OB ED. She/he greets patients and their family, gathers their personal information, and tells the medical staff about the patient and severity of their condition.

Required Training/Education/Experience/Certification:

  • Current BLS Certification
  • Must have working knowledge of basic medical terminology and be computer literate.
  • Must be able to decipher physician orders and complete requisitions. Must be able to follow instructions, work quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment.
  • Analytical and grammatical skills are necessary to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Organizational and multi-tasking skills are essential.
  • Must be fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Must be able to fulfill the essential functions of the position.
  • Candidates must have excellent customer service skills; be friendly, organized, and knowledgeable about the health care procedure.
  • Computer skills-need to process insurance information and medical records, use the phone system, and learn hospital specific software.
  • Communication skills – listening to customers and hospital staff, speaking in a clear and friendly way over the phone and face to face are essential
  • Organized – need to stay organized for each patient that is admitted and create a paper trail that needs to be in order.
    Must be a team player and provide a friendly face to the public.


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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