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Unit Secretary - Days 7a-730p

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 36 Hours per Week -
  • Every Third Weekend -
  • Days -

  • Job ID: 1216802
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

    Mother-baby is a 30-bed, postpartum care unit.¿ The highly skilled nurses on this floor receive an extensive orientation and attend numerous classes to provide the best possible care for routine deliveries as well as those that are high risk. As a regional high-risk center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital offers a high standard of evidence-based practice for complications of pregnancy, such as hypertension, cardiac problems and postpartum hemorrhage. A dedicated lactation team is available to assist and encourage breastfeeding mothers. This unit offers many opportunities for involvement outside of direct patient care, including service on several nursing committees.


    Role Purpose

    The Unit Secretary performs clerical duties supporting the operations of the patient care team.


  • Supports the clinical operations by providing customer service and clerical support.
  • Transcribes physician orders as appropriate with close attention to detail.
  • 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



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • No Experience

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience


    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