Unit Secretary - Psych Adult
Company: Prime Healthcare
Posted on: November 26, 2022
St. Mary's General Hospital, located in Passaic, NJ, is a
community-based tertiary medical center focused on providing
quality, compassionate care. It is an acute care hospital providing
a broad range of services including cardiovascular services as well
as a comprehensive program for cancer care. The hospital is also a
center of excellence for maternal-child health and outpatient
behavioral health services. It is the only hospital in Passaic and
with over 550 physicians and 1,000 employees, and is one of the
largest employers in the county. Every member of the St. Mary's
General team is committed to providing respectful, personalized,
high-quality care. St. Mary's General Hospital is a member of Prime
Healthcare, which has been lauded as a "Top 15 Healthcare System"
by Truven Health Analytics. For information, visit
The Unit Secretary is directly accountable to the Director of
Behavioral Health Services, and indirectly to the Charge Nurse
and/or House Supervisor. The Unit Secretary is an unlicensed person
who performs indirect care in the department setting. Facilitates
the communication needs of the department. Transcribes physician
orders from records (in the absence of CPOE and EMR clinical
documentation system) with notation and signature by nursing staff.
Prepares and compiles records on the Behavioral Health Unit. Orders
supplies for the unit, prepares and completes each patient's chart
for necessary forms needed on a daily basis. Able to assist nursing
staff for duties involving indirect patient care.
Education and Work Experience
1. High School Diploma or Equivalent or relevant experience
required for all new hires, effective April 2014.
2. Medical terminology preferred.
3. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain
4. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) within 6 months of hire and
5. Working knowledge of the continuum of care for Behavioral Health
6. Patient Rights Education/Competency within 60 days of hire and
maintain current as deemed necessary.
7. Two years experience using computers for word processing,
database management and spreadsheets preferred; (Microsoft Office,
Word, Outlook & Excel preferred).
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not
discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability,
race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other
protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for
the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the
External Company URL: primehealthcare.com
Street: 350 Boulevard
Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt
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