Unit Secretary Med-Surg FT Evenings/Nights

Lafayette Regional Health Center is a 25-bed acute care facility that is deeply rooted in the community it serves. Lafayette Regional includes all new private rooms with private baths, state-of-the art imaging and testing services, a full range of general and laparoscopic surgeries, wellness programs, and rehabilitation services. With a broad range of services, nearly 20 medical specialties are covered at Lafayette Regional.
Lafayette Regional Health Center is currently looking for a Full-time Night Unit Secretary to work on our Med-Surg Unit 4pm-12:00am.
JOB OVERVIEW: The Unit Clerk performs general clerical duties by preparing, compiling and maintaining records in a patient care unit. Acts as the receptionist for the unit and is responsible for the telephone system. The Unit Clerk works closely with the Charge Nurse and cooperatively with other nursing personnel for the delivery of high quality patient care. Is tactful and courteous in personal contacts and telephone conversations. Displays cooperation and courtesy in dealing with patients, visitors, Medical Staff, and personnel from all departments. Main goal is to increase patient satisfaction through improved continuity of care.
EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent
EXPERIENCE: Should be familiar with the routines and records of the unit. Must have tact and diplomacy. Hospital experience preferred. Computer/typing skills and minimum of basic medical terminology required.
BCLS certification required and current. Excellent interpersonal communication skills; legible handwriting, typing skills.
Displays appropriate telephone etiquette.
Company Description:

At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.

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