Mount Sinai Careers

Unit Secretary (Mount Sinai West) Per Diem Night Shift

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System

Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?

 

The Mount Sinai Health System’s commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world-class health care. The System’s ongoing success is dependent upon our highly motivated, nonclinical professionals working to improve business operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptional service by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding Mount Sinai’s mission of delivering innovative, breakthrough medicine with compassion and integrity.

 

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!


What You'll Do:

  • Performs clerical and receptionist duties essential to the operation of patient care as directed and also receives instructions from physicians and nurses
  • Identifies by use of the plate imprinter, the stationery (e.g., Kardex Chart Forms) and requisitions of each patient
  • Maintains up-to-date patient rosters (e.g., locator board, TPR, BP, weight book
  • Maintains a system for tracking the location of each patient on the unit
  • Transcribes physicians’ orders and follows through appropriately in their implementation
  • Schedules with appropriate departments and/or individuals, patient appointment, treatments, diagnostic procedures, etc.
  • Maintains neat and orderly bulletin boards.  Posts and removes information appropriately in order to keep data current
  • Responsible for maintenance of patients’ charts
  • Graphs appropriate data in the patients’ charts
  • Removes selected excess pages from the patients’ charts and stores properly
  • Files and/or staples laboratory and tests results into patients’ charts, (including computer print-outs)
  • Checks all patients’ charts daily for completeness, order and proper identity
  • Performs a variety of duties relating to admission, discharge and/or transfer of patients
  • Assembles medical charts, prepares bed and door tags and Kardex for admission
  • Requests from Medical Records, the old chart of re-admitted patients
  • Relays to other departments, relative information concerning admissions, transfers or discharges
  • Greets new admissions, introducing self and orienting patients to call system and physical facilities
  • Maintains an up-to-date record of all patients who are discharged, deceased or transferred
  • Assists in the maintenance of par levels of supplies and equipment
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information
  • Participates in the development of other staff members
  • Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements
  • Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, families and significant others
  • Displays courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the hospital staff and extended communities
  • Performs a variety of receptionist duties with courtesy and sensitivity
  • Answers and screens phone calls, provides information, and refers calls when appropriate
  • Receives and transmits messages
  • Answers patients’ intercom call lights and refers requests to appropriate persons
  • Greets visitors and provides direction and non-medical information as necessary
  • Maintains positive communication with patients, visitors and staff
  • Adheres to Continuum’s legal and ethical standards
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned


Education Requirement:

  • High School Diploma.


Experience and/or Skills Requirement:

Evidence of satisfactory job performance from previous employer and satisfactory references.


Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge? Apply now!

 

Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans


The Mount Sinai Health System

Do you have what it takes to wear the badge?

 

The Mount Sinai Health System’s commitment to excellence extends beyond delivering world-class health care. The System’s ongoing success is dependent upon our highly motivated, nonclinical professionals working to improve business operations. Our leadership team is driven to provide exceptional service by cultivating a workforce that is dedicated to upholding Mount Sinai’s mission of delivering innovative, breakthrough medicine with compassion and integrity.

 

Are you ready to discover the world of limitless possibilities that comes with wearing the badge? Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story of unrivaled patient care!


What You'll Do:

  • Performs clerical and receptionist duties essential to the operation of patient care as directed and also receives instructions from physicians and nurses
  • Identifies by use of the plate imprinter, the stationery (e.g., Kardex Chart Forms) and requisitions of each patient
  • Maintains up-to-date patient rosters (e.g., locator board, TPR, BP, weight book
  • Maintains a system for tracking the location of each patient on the unit
  • Transcribes physicians’ orders and follows through appropriately in their implementation
  • Schedules with appropriate departments and/or individuals, patient appointment, treatments, diagnostic procedures, etc.
  • Maintains neat and orderly bulletin boards.  Posts and removes information appropriately in order to keep data current
  • Responsible for maintenance of patients’ charts
  • Graphs appropriate data in the patients’ charts
  • Removes selected excess pages from the patients’ charts and stores properly
  • Files and/or staples laboratory and tests results into patients’ charts, (including computer print-outs)
  • Checks all patients’ charts daily for completeness, order and proper identity
  • Performs a variety of duties relating to admission, discharge and/or transfer of patients
  • Assembles medical charts, prepares bed and door tags and Kardex for admission
  • Requests from Medical Records, the old chart of re-admitted patients
  • Relays to other departments, relative information concerning admissions, transfers or discharges
  • Greets new admissions, introducing self and orienting patients to call system and physical facilities
  • Maintains an up-to-date record of all patients who are discharged, deceased or transferred
  • Assists in the maintenance of par levels of supplies and equipment
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area
  • Participates in the department’s performance improvement activities
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality in the management of information
  • Participates in the development of other staff members
  • Meets regulatory, licensure and annual health assessment requirements
  • Demonstrates a professional, courteous, and respectful attitude in dealing with patients, families and significant others
  • Displays courtesy, tact and patience during interactions with all members of the hospital staff and extended communities
  • Performs a variety of receptionist duties with courtesy and sensitivity
  • Answers and screens phone calls, provides information, and refers calls when appropriate
  • Receives and transmits messages
  • Answers patients’ intercom call lights and refers requests to appropriate persons
  • Greets visitors and provides direction and non-medical information as necessary
  • Maintains positive communication with patients, visitors and staff
  • Adheres to Continuum’s legal and ethical standards
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned


Education Requirement:

  • High School Diploma.


Experience and/or Skills Requirement:

Evidence of satisfactory job performance from previous employer and satisfactory references.


Do you share our dedication to extraordinary service and have what it takes to wear the badge?Apply now!

 

Who We Are:

Over 35,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.

 

Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is committed to the tenets of diversity and workforce that are strengthened by the inclusion of and respect for our differences. We offer our employees a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, a 403(b) retirement plan, and much more.

 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans