New England Baptist Hospital Unit Secretary in Boston, Massachusetts

Unit Secretary


Boston, MA

Category: Administrative

Department: Jenks 4 West (Warren) - 603600

Position Type: Per Diem

Shift: Rotating Shift

Hours Per Week: Per Diem

FT/PT/PD: Per Diem

Position Summary:

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

Principal Duties and Essential Functions:

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.