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Unit Secretary - 8 Hr - ROX Medical/Surgical Acute

Roxborough Memorial Hospital Philadelphia Full-Time
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Founded in 1890, Roxborough Memorial Hospital has a long tradition of providing high quality and compassionate care. As a 141-bed acute care hospital, Roxborough Memorial serves the medical and health care needs of the Roxborough, Manayunk, East Falls and northwest Philadelphia communities. A recipient of the prestigious Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award for four years in a row (2016-2018), Roxborough Memorial serves the community with emergency services, offers a convenient express care for urgent care needs and has been recognized for its cardiology services as a five-star recipient for treatment of heart attack and heart failure by Healthgrades. Roxborough Memorial Hospital strives to improve the overall health of those in the communities we serve by making Roxborough Memorial Hospital an excellent place to work and to receive care.


The Unit Secretary is directly accountable to the Director of MST, 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 complies records on the Emergency Room. Orders supplies for the unit, prepares and completes each patients chart for necessary forms needed on a daily basis. Able to assist nursing staff for duties involving indirect patient care.


Education and Work Experience

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent or relevant experience required for all new hires, effective April 2014.

  • Basic dysrhythmia training on hire

  • Medical terminology preferred.

  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.

  • Experience using computers for word processing, database management 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 Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

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    Electronic Medical Record
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    Medical Terminology
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    Roxborough Memorial Hospital is a 141-bed community hospital. The
    hospital has been serving the medical and health care needs of the Roxborough,
    Manayunk, East Falls and northwest section of Philadelphia communities for more
    than a century, having first opened its doors in 1890. Roxborough Memorial
    Hospitals School of Nursing has been educating nurses since 1898. The hospital
    is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare
    Organizations, the nation's oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency.
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