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Emergency Department Unit Secretary

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 36 Hours per Week -
  • Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -
  • Nights -
  • 7:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1208678
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation.  Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
     

    This department is a 16 bed unit providing emergency services to approximately 32,000 patients annually.   Boone Hospital has a long history as centers of excellence in caring for patients experiencing stroke or cardiac disease as well as other emergency conditions.  This excellent care has been recognized by the Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.  The Emergency Department Team of physicians, nurses, technicians, and social workers serves as the front line for rapid patient assessments, implementation of early lifesaving interventions, and quality outcomes.  


    Overview


    Role Purpose

    Performs clerical duties supporting the operations of the patient care team.


    Responsibilities

  • Supports the clinical operations by providing clerical support.
  • Transcribes physician orders as appropriate.
  • Notifies appropriate nurse when STAT orders are written or when coordinating tests and procedures. Communicates new orders to the healthcare team as appropriate.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     


    Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer