Unit Secretary/Clerk (Days)

LifePoint Health

Athens, TN 37303

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

Starr Regional Medical Center, part of LifePoint Health, is a two-hospital system with campuses in Athens and Etowah. The Athens campus provides inpatient and outpatient services through its 118-bed acute care facility and physician practices. Starr Regional Medical Center's Etowah campus is home to an emergency department, outpatient services, an 88-bed skilled and long-term care nursing home, a senior care program and wound care center.

Our*Athens* campus is currently seeking talent to fill the position of*Unit Secretary/Clerk**.*This job is permanent,*Full time*.

*Benefits Include:*

* Competitive Pay

* Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) for full-time employees

* Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

* 401(k) plan with company match

* Paid Training

* Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

*Core competencies include, but are not limited to the following:*

* Greets patients and visitors. Answers, screens, and routes telephone calls. Calls codes, pages, and overhead announcements as requested.

* Enters nursing requests subject to the approval of a licensed nurse. Asks for clarification when necessary.

* Assists with processing patient admissions, transfers and discharges. Assembles and maintains patient records and charts.

* Performs needed clerical tasks, including copying, filing, and ordering/stocking supplies.

* Assists RNs and physicians with other patient activities as needed.

*Minimum Education*

High school diploma or equivalent: ? Preferred X Required

Successful completion of basic telemetry monitoring/heart arrhythmia course/test

*Required Skills*

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

**Job:** **Please select a valid job field*

**Organization:** **Starr Regional Medical Center*

**Title:** *Unit Secretary/Clerk (Days)*

**Location:** *Tennessee-Athens*

**Requisition ID:** *7412-5478*

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