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Prime Healthcare

Passaic, NJ

Unit Secretary - Psych Adult

LocationPassaic, New Jersey 07055
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-11-19
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-08-29

Job Description:

St. Mary's General Hospital, located in Passaic, NJ, is a community-based tertiary medical center focused on providing quality, compassionate care. It is an acute care hospital providing a broad range of services including cardiovascular services as well as a comprehensive program for cancer care. The hospital is also a center of excellence for maternal-child health and outpatient behavioral health services. It is the only hospital in Passaic and with over 550 physicians and 1,000 employees, and is one of the largest employers in the county. Every member of the St. Mary's General team is committed to providing respectful, personalized, high-quality care. St. Mary's General Hospital is a member of Prime Healthcare, which has been lauded as a "Top 15 Healthcare System" by Truven Health Analytics. For information, visit www.smh-nj.com.

The Unit Secretary is directly accountable to the Director of Behavioral Health Services, and indirectly to the Charge Nurse and/or House Supervisor. The Unit Secretary is an unlicensed person who performs indirect care in the department setting. Facilitates the communication needs of the department. Transcribes physician orders from records (in the absence of CPOE and EMR clinical documentation system) with notation and signature by nursing staff. Prepares and compiles records on the Behavioral Health Unit. Orders supplies for the unit, prepares and completes each patient's chart for necessary forms needed on a daily basis. Able to assist nursing staff for duties involving indirect patient care.

Education and Work Experience

  1. High School Diploma or Equivalent or relevant experience required for all new hires, effective April 2014.

  2. Medical terminology preferred.

  3. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.

  4. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) within 6 months of hire and maintain current.

  5. Working knowledge of the continuum of care for Behavioral Health preferred.

  6. Patient Rights Education/Competency within 60 days of hire and maintain current as deemed necessary.

  7. Two years experience using computers for word processing, database management and spreadsheets preferred; (Microsoft Office, Word, Outlook & Excel preferred).

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/posterscreenreaderoptimized.pdf

ID: 2022-109708

External Company URL: primehealthcare.com

Street: 350 Boulevard

Shift: Days

Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

Job ID: 4034870065526403032

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