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Unit Secretary ARRMC (Cardiac Center)

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Req #: 10094
Entity: Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Cardiac Center
Shift: 1st Shift - Days
Union Position: No
FTE: 0.900000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: Depending on qualifications

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Unit Secretary ARRMC (Cardiac Center)

Additional Position Details:

The typical starting range is $17.74 and up - based on qualifications and years of relevant experience.

As a Unit Secretary at Asante, you will have the opportunity to earn the following shift differentials:

  • $1.21 extra per hour for hours worked between 3:00pm-11:00pm
  • $2.05 extra per hour for hours worked between 11:00pm-7:00am
  • $1.05 extra per hour for hours worked on weekend shifts

WHY ASANTE

At Asante, you are the difference. Your personal happiness and well-being are reflected in the personal attention and quality of care we deliver every day. Here, you'll find an environment of mutual respect, camaraderie, learning and growth. A place where each voice is heard, and sound ideas are acted upon. A community in every sense, we collaborate widely across the organization to do what's best for our patients, united by a shared passion: to provide exceptional care that makes a positive impact on family, friends, neighbors and the community. Asante's culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence. All three Asante hospitals have earned five stars from CMS for overall quality - the top rating given. In fact, Asante accounts for three of the five Oregon hospitals to achieve this rare honor.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Unit Secretary performs a variety of clerical, receptionist and administrative support functions for the nursing unit/department. They act as key liaison for the unit, supporting internal and external communication with a variety of people including patients, families, visitors, physicians and coworkers.

As a Unit Secretary you will have the opportunity to:

  • Perform administrative tasks such as order entry, placing reports into patient's medical records, assisting with chart preparation for admissions, patient transfers, surgery and other related duties.
  • Demonstrate strong computer skills using different software applications
  • Facilitate workflow in the nursing units, communication of information and transcription of physicians' orders under the supervision of an RN
  • Promote patient safety and comfort and actively participate in patient satisfaction
  • Demonstrate advanced Responsive Observations knowledge base in practice of care
  • Provide excellent communication between staff and patients

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Knowledge of medical terminology gained through education or experience in a health care setting required
  • Associate's degree preferred

Experience

  • Previous clerical experience providing knowledge of office procedures, office equipment and computer programs, typically gained through 2 years office experience, is required. Previous experience in a clinical capacity within the nursing unit that provides knowledge of unit policies, procedures and unit-specific clerical training may also be considered.

Working Environment/Physical Requirements

  • This position requires the ability to stand or sit in the same location and may require stooping, climbing or lifting material or equipment that is less than 10 pounds.

What We Offer for Full-Time and Part-Time positions

  • Competitive starting wage
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
  • Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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