Job Details

Unit Secretary, Part Time

Category: Administrative
Department: Jenks 4 West (Warren) - 603600
Position Type: Regular
Shift: Rotating Shift
Hours Per Week: Part time 24 hours per week
FT/PT/PD: Regular
Location: New England Baptist Hospital, 125 Parker Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02120

Position Summary:

The Unit Secretary is responsible for the coordination of non-clinical aspects of the nursing unit.

Principal Duties and Essential Functions:

  1. Coordinates and facilitates all intra and interdepartmental patient activities.  Organizes patient flow on the unit.

  2. Answers and coordinates response to patient call light and phone calls.  

  3. Organizes and accurately maintains the unit census/assignment log book and patient board.  Completes the patient classification shift report.

  4. Communicates patient information or changes affecting the unit to the appropriate personnel.  Maintains patient medical record from admission to discharge.  Communicates to appropriate departments, patient admission, discharge, or transfer.

  5. Responsible for accurate transcription of patient orders

Job Requirements


HS degree minimum required.

Required Work Experience:

1 year of administrative/secretarial experience required.  Medical Terminology required. Hospital experience strongly preferred.