CHRISTUS Central Louisiana/St. Frances Cabrini
Nursing & Nursing Support
CHRISTUS St Frances Cabrini-40100
3330 Masonic Dr
Alexandria, LA 71301
The Nursing Unit Secretary is responsible for performing clerical duties as indicated by the responsibilities outlined in this job description under direct supervision of the unit charge nurse. The associate is competent to provide clerical support to nursing staff, physicians and other members of the healthcare team. The associate is responsible for monitoring the nurses' station ensuring a healing environment for patients and their family members. The associate must also promote a healthy work environment for staff. The Unit Secretary must be flexible, efficient and accurate in carrying out the role. The Unit secretary is trained in the delivery of age appropriate care by hospital policy. He or she performs assigned tasks in accordance with the hospital's philosophy, values, standards, policies and proceduresProvides clerical support for assigned nursing unit, including transcribing physicians' orders; scheduling diagnostic tests and therapies for patients; assembling and maintaining patients' charts; answering telephone and intercom calls; providing routine, approved information; maintaining supply levels for unit; and reporting unit needs to other departments such as Housekeeping and Maintenance.