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Prime Healthcare Unit Secretary - Obstetrics in Lynwood, California

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! St. Francis Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

St. Francis Medical Center is one of the leading comprehensive healthcare institutions serving Southeast Los Angeles. St. Francis is dedicated to providing vital healthcare services for the 700,000 adults and 300,000 children who count on the hospital for high quality and compassionate medical care. St. Francis is recognized for its full range of diagnostic and treatment services in specialties including Cardiovascular, Surgical, Orthopedics, Maternal-Child Health, Behavioral Health and Emergency and Trauma Care.  In addition, the hospital offers a broad array of education and outreach programs that advance community health. St. Francis Medical Center is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, Approved STEMI Receiving Center for Los Angeles County and designated Baby-Friendly healthcare facility by Baby-Friendly USA. Please visitwww.stfrancismedicalcenter.com for more information.

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Responsibilities

The Unit Secretary is an unlicensed person who performs indirect care and assists with departmental organizational activities. Facilitates the communication needs of the department. Enters and transcribes physician orders from records (in the absence of CPOE) with notation and signature by nursing staff. Prepares and compiles records in the Perinatal Unit. Completes log book entries as needed. Contacts physician offices, patients and other departments as needed to facilitate patient care in the department. Orders supplies and forms for the unit, prepares and completes each patient chart in a timely manner. Assists nursing staff with restocking of the patient room after patient transfer/discharge. Accurately enters information into the hospital computer systems and the department QS Electronic Medical Record system. Able to assist nursing staff for duties involving indirect patient care.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • BLS certification within 30 days and maintain current

  • Proficient with medical terminology preferred

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office preferred

  • Previous experience in an acute care setting or physician’s practice preferred

St. Francis Medical Center offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that provides employees the flexibility to tailor benefits according to their individual needs. Our Total Rewards package includes, but is not limited to, paid time off, a 401K retirement plan, medical, dental, and vision coverage, tuition reimbursement, and many more voluntary benefit options. Benefits may vary based on collective bargaining agreement requirements and/or the employment status, i.e. full-time or part-time. The current compensation range for this role is $18.15 to $22.66. The exact starting compensation to be offered will be determined at the time of selecting an applicant for hire, in which a wide range of factors will be considered, including but not limited to, skillset, years of applicable experience, education, credentials and licensure.

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FacilitySt. Francis Medical Center

LocationUS-CA-Lynwood

ID2024-161673

CategoryAdmin

Position TypeFull Time

ShiftNights

Job TypeNon-Exempt