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Unit Secretary

Universal Health Services


Location:
PHILADELPHIA, PA
Date:
08/15/2017
2017-08-152017-09-13
Job Code:
233965
Universal Health Services
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Unit Secretary

Job Code:  233965
Facility: Friends Hospital
Location: PHILADELPHIA, PA US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Entry Level
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Administrative
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds 9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
On 100 beautiful acres in Northeast Philadelphia stands Friends Hospital, one of America’s oldest hospitals and the first private non-profit institution in the country, founded exclusively to help persons with mental illness. When people come onto the grounds of Friends Hospital, we want them to feel that they have left the city and entered a quiet refuge where the process of healing the mind has taken place for nearly two centuries.

A commitment to excellence in psychiatric diagnostics, research, treatment and education is at the core of Friends Hospital’s approach to treatment today. We strive to blend advancing medical treatments with a compassionate and supportive environment. This approach has earned us the distinction as one of Philadelphia’s top mental health facilities and the only inpatient psychiatric hospital in Pennsylvania to achieve Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® from The Joint Commission for four years in a row.

Using the principles of wellness and recovery, our multidisciplinary treatment teams, including psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses, social workers, expressive arts therapists, and other mental health specialists, provide individualized care to meet each patient’s unique needs.

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the unit secretary delivers high quality patient care by performing all clerical related duties for the assigned unit.  Maintains the patient care record through chart audits.  Completes all audits correctly and in a timely manner, and puts results in the PI database of all audits being done.  Assures availability of all equipment and supplies to ensure the smooth running of the unit. Uses customer service principles to maintain timely and accurate communication when answering the phone and speaking with staff, patients, and family.  Supports the direct care staff by competently performing all job responsibilities as assigned.  Maintains the chart to meet hospital and medical records standard.  Assists the Program Director and staff in identifying environmental concerns.

 

 

 
Requirements

Graduated from accredited high school.

Good verbal and written communication skills

Good organizational skills

Ability to perform clerical tasks with a high degree of accuracy

Possesses respect for human dignity and concern for others

Maintains confidentiality

Successful completion of orientation training program

Computer skills

 


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