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Unit Secretary Emergency Department


Location: Long Beach, California

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Part-time

Job Listing: LON012286

Title: Unit Secretary

Location: Long Beach

Department: Emergency Services

Status: Part Time

Shift: Evening (8hr)

Pay Range: $20.80/hr. - $23.20hr.

At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Memorial Care stands for excellence in Healthcare. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.

Position Summary

The Unit Secretary provides clerical support functions to a specific patient care unit, while maintaining excellent customer service skills. This role works in conjunction with unit staff to organize and maintain the accurate accounting of all necessary data. In collaboration with the healthcare team, the Unit Secretary will coordinate and prioritize patient, physician and staff needs. The key essential job functions of this role include customer focus and patient experience, communication, and time management.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job

1.Performs clerical skills to facilitate the accurate and efficient operation of the assigned unit

2.Files orders, reports and patient related information into charts in a timely manner

3.Manages the work environment in order to maintain a safe work place and cost effective practice

4.Requests supplies to be ordered, prepares and completes each patients chart for necessary forms needed on a daily basis.

5.Checks for completeness, accuracy and correctness of patients records

6.Practices telephone etiquette when placing and answering calls for physicians, patient families and other departments

7.Maintains an organized nursing station, monitors for noise levels, ensures good work flow at the desk area

8.Performs other duties as assigned


  • 1+ years of recent experience preferred as a Unit Secretary or Ward Clerk in a comparable size facility within the same or similar specialty area
  • Proficient in Medical Terminology is favored.


  • Certificate of completion of a formal Unit Secretary program, CNA/EDT experience, or successful completion of one semester in an accredited RN program
  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BCLS) certification
  • Completion of Medical Terminology class-preferred.      


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"I love working at Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach because I value working for a company that invests in its employees and the community we serve. From the support and guidance I receive from managers who value my professional and personal growth; to being able to work alongside colleagues who are dedicated to help their patients and families. I feel inspired every day to do the work that I love alongside people who share a similar vision."
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