Unit Secretary - 2 West - FT - #19504313

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Date: Dec 27, 2020
City: Jackson, MS
Contract type: Full time
University of Mississippi Medical Center

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Job Category:

Health System


2 West


Main Campus Jackson

Job Title:

Unit Secretary - 2 West - FT

Job Summary:

To perform a variety of clerical tasks involved in preparing, maintaining, and processing patient, ward, and hospital data and records.

Education & Experience

High school diploma and one (1) year of related experience.

Certifications, Licenses or Registration Required: N/A

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of medical terminology. Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal and customer service skills. Ability to input and verify data.


  • Records, verifies, and enters patients, and hospital information reflecting admissions, transfers, discharges, patient census, and other applicable data.

  • Assembles temporary chart. Maintains accurate unit census in the bed tracking system.

  • Answers patient signals, assesses patient's needs, and communicates request to pertinent individuals as necessary.

  • Schedules appointments and arranges transportation for patients.

  • Answers telephones, takes and delivers messages, and provides information to patients and family members.

  • The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Physical and Environmental Demands

Requires frequent exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, frequent work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, occasional bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, frequent reaching, constant sitting, frequent standing, occasional twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more)

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Full time

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