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Unit Secretary (Part-time, 16 Hrs, Weekend)

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Unit Secretary (Part-time, 16 Hrs, Weekend)

Job Code:  220791
Facility: Arbour Hospital
Location: JAMAICA PLAIN, MA US Northeast
Region: Northeast
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Administrative
Category: Office/Clerical
FTE: 0.4
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Arbour Hospital, a 118 bed (106 Adult/12 Adolescent) private psychiatric facility located in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood; the hospital also manages an 18 bed satellite adult psychiatric unit in Quincy. Arbour Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the MA Department of Mental Health.

Arbour Hospital in Boston’s Jamaica Plain area is currently seeking a Unit Secretary. The Unit Secretary is responsible of maintaining the overall milieu management and safety of patient and staff in the unit and collaborating effectively with Nurse Manager, RN, & MHA.

Positions available:
Part-time, 16 hours per weekend, Day Shift, 7am-3:30pm – North 2 Unit
Part-time, 16 hours per weekend, Day Shift, 7am-3:30pm – North 3 Unit

Job Responsibilities:

• Audit Charts for legal status: Section 12, CV, (condition voluntary) , three (3) day notice, methadone consent are signed and dates to expire- update the computer form
• Auditing charts: to ensure H & P, MAT and Treatment plans are signed and completed
• Schedule outside appointments and arrange transportation and notify charge nurse of needs.
• Answer telephone promptly and courteously, File and fax as needed
• Update the physician coverage list, patient board and housekeeping discharge bed list
• Complete the daily census sheet
• Ensure all patients have pictures in computer
• Order and pick up supplies, stock forms and ensure file cabinets have updated forms
• Provide direct care as directed by Unit Manager or designee including completing checks, assisting with group activities, escorting patients, or other MHA responsibilities indicated based on patient care needs
• Participates in code green situations
• Assists in medical emergency situation by: Assist with observation check, Call DOC, Call ambulance when needed; secure elevator, Photocopy necessary information when patient is being transported to another facility as directed by RN, i.e., face sheet, copy of labs, copy of medication sheet
• Attends staff meeting/reads minutes, Participates in establishing unit goals and standards as observed by and documented by manager
• Functions as a Mental Health Associate as needed 


The following are the job requirements for the Unit Secretary position:

„« High school diploma or G.E.D required
„« Six months experience in inpatient psychiatry or other facility/agency experience in comparable position required
„« Six months experience in a Chemical Dependency unit required
„« Experience with substance abuse preferred
„« Good communication skills
„« Strong Team-player
„« Strong time management skills
„« Strong organizing skills
„« PC skills
„« Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Must be able to sit, twist, bend and stand for long periods.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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