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Providence Health & Services Unit Secretary - Emergency Department in Mission Hills, California


Providence is calling a Unit Secretary - Emergency Department (Part time/Variable shift) to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, Mission Hills, CA.

We are seeking a Unit Secretary - PHC who will attend nursing station and performs clerical and reception duties. Requisitions supplies, equipment, and services as directed.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, unit statistics; patient/customer safety, improving organization performance program, environmental and infection control standards

  • Prioritize work and provides prompt and efficient service

  • Requisitions supplies and equipment, maintenance and repair services, and prepare related forms. Keep stock and equipment inventories

  • Perform clerical duties related to order entry, procedures such as admission, discharge, transfer, death, prepares charts, and tears down charts

  • Keep patient records current

  • Transcribe orders. File information, and answer the telephone, take messages, and directs calls. Copy charts and answer nurse call system

  • Maintain a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients/families accordance with hospital standards

  • Assist with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies

  • Maintain department records, reports, and files as required

  • Participate in educational programs and in-service meetings

  • Attend meetings as required


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • MOAB I/II required within 30 to 150 days of hire (Emergency Department staff only)

  • Completion of medical terminology course or equivalent educ/experience

  • Computerskills/work: Word Processor, Microsoft Office, Outlook, Average to good keyboard skills, Electronic order entry

  • Ability to:

  • Answer telephones

  • Coordinate meetings

  • Maintain logs

  • Maintain patient charts

  • Schedule appointments

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED

  • Vocational/Specialized Training

  • Completion of course for ward secretaries

  • Previously related experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: California-Mission Hills

Req ID: 250821