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Unit Secretary

Company: HCA
Location: Augusta
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Introduction

Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Unit Secretary opening with Doctors Hospital of Augusta today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

Benefits

Doctors Hospital of Augusta, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

* Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
* Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.


* Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny


* Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing


* Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts


* 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)


* Employee Stock Purchase Plan


* Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships


* Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)


* Colleague recognition program


* Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)



Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

We are seeking a(an) Unit Secretary for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Unit Secretary in our department, you will act as the primary secretarial resource for the Nurse and the nursing staff on the unit. You will assist in ordering supplies and other assigned duties. You will direct communications within the nursing unit and enter patient information in the patient's electronic medical record.

What you will do in this role:

* You must greet and direct visitors at the nurses' station in a friendly and prompt manner.
* Your primary function is to assist the Charge Registered Nurse by coordinating non-clinical activities on the nursing unit.
* You are responsible for sending faxes, making copies, and ordering supplies for the unit.
* You are responsible for organizing and taking apart a patient's chart upon admission and discharge.
* You are responsible for initiating the processing of physician's orders and managing information flow among nursing staff, physicians, ancillary departments, patients and other unit guests.

What qualifications you may need:

* A high school diploma is required, AS Degree preferred.
* A current American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider is required.
* 1 or more years of experience is preferred.

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

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Doctors Hospital of Augusta has provided quality healthcare services since 1973. We give patient's access to trained physicians and advanced technology. With nearly 50 years of pioneering healthcare, our 350+ bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities. We offer a wide range of services for our patients. Our services include our nationally recognized Burn Center and Cancer Center, accredited by the American College of Surgeons. We are Chest Pain Accredited. We have earned the Joint Commission's certificate of distinction for total hip and total knee replacement and spinal fusion surgery and are the only CARF accredited facility in the area.

At Doctors Hospital, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our Augusta community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

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"Across HCA Healthcare's more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.

Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN

Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Unit Secretary opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Keywords: HCA, Augusta , Unit Secretary, Administration, Clerical , Augusta, Georgia

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