Penn Highlands Healthcare

Unit Secretary, 3rd Floor

3 weeks ago(11/27/2017 9:49 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Third Floor - Med/Surg/Oncology
1st and 2nd Shifts
Part Time


The best of modern health care technology, plus the best of small town America!

Located in the midst of the beautiful rolling hills and woodlands of Pennsylvania, you don't have to be a native to feel at home here. No matter where your roots, you'll quickly recognize that the staff at DuBois Regional Medical Center (DRMC), like other residents of the community, will make you feel right at home.


DuBois Regional Medical Center (DRMC) offers residents of west central Pennsylvania a rare combination of technologically advanced health care in a warm, friendly environment. Widely recognized as one of the leading health centers of its kind in the commonwealth, DRMC is an oasis of clinical and technical excellence, with a focus on patient-centered care. Its rural setting is just far enough from the hustle of the city life to make it peaceful, but close enough to provide easy access to sought-after urban attractions.

The Unit Secretary, under the direction and supervision of the Third Floor Med/Surg Director, is responsible for performing clerical and receptionist duties.


*Complies with DRMC policies and procedures, accreditation agency requirements, and federal, state or local law and regulations

*Demonstrates competency in Unit Secretary role as evidenced by but not limited to:

  • Accurately and efficiently transcribes physician orders
  • Performs various clerical duties to support the nursing staff including scheduling of follow up appointments for patients, faxing reports, notifying physician offices of consults, and transporting of patients as needed
  • Answers nurse call system and directs caregivers as required
  • Maintains patient’s records per policy (i.e. restocks forms, universal chart order, etc.)
  • Accurately and efficiently performs 24 hour order checks

*Participates in the development of new staff as evidenced by but not limited to:

  • Actively participates in the orientation of new staff, including cultural and social integration

*Demonstrates personal accountability as evidenced by but not limited to:

  • Achieves educational credits to meet hospital requirements
  • Participates in the improvement of department through individual or team contributions
  • Conducts self in business manner in dress, actions, and interpersonal communication
  • Assures environment of safety for patients, significant others, and coworkers
  • Informs Director/Supervisor/Clinical Supervisor of patient care situations and departmental problems as appropriate
  • Demonstrates effective problem solving skills for clinical and departmental issues

*Maintains Heartsaver certification 



  • Customer service attitude required
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Typing and computer skills required
  • Medical Terminology training required
  • Heart Saver certification required or must obtain within 6 months of start date as Unit Secretary


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