Columbia Memorial Hospital UNIT SECRETARY/PCA - 5236 in Hudson, New York

Under the direction and supervision of the Director/Manager/or Registered Nurse of the unit, is responsible for organization of the nursing station, performing clerical and receptionist duties and requisitioning of supplies, equipment and services from other departments. Transcribes physician orders neatly, timely, legibly and use of the computer competently. Performs the functions of a Patient Care Assistant in carrying out all assignments by the Registered Nurse in charge of the unit. Is accountable for all patient care she/he is assigned to during a given shift. Is responsible for adhering to all Standards of Nursing Care, promoting teamwork among co-workers, and an exceptional customer experience. Is responsible for the care of patients from birth through the dying process.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS: High school graduate. Medical assistant or patient care assistant experience strongly recommended. Clerical training or unit secretary experience preferred. Medical terminology background preferred. Must be neat, well groomed, and have a pleasant personality and mannerism. Must be able to accept responsibility and implement actions to achieve goals and objectives of assigned clinical area. Legible handwriting and computer literacy is a must. Exceptional communication and customer service skills are required.

Posted on: September 15, 2017


Division: NURSING

Full-time / Part-time: PD