Job Ref: 27277
Talent Area: Unit Secretary
Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full-Time
Organization: Houston Methodist
Work Shift: NIGHT
Work Week: nights
Since 1998, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital has been serving Fort Bend and the surrounding counties. Residents have come to rely on a level of compassionate care and leading-edge technology that was once available only in the Texas Medical Center. With 243 licensed beds, 20 operating rooms and over 1,900 employees, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital was designed to provide comprehensive, personalized care for the community.
The Unit Secretary performs key functions that support the multidisciplinary team in delivering high quality, cost-effective care. As a receptionist, the Unit Secretary employs effective communication skills in all interactions and promotes good customer relations. Maintains competency requirements for computer medical terminology and other job related functions. Oversees multiple priorities and uses organizational skills to maintain an orderly environment. The Unit Secretary practices in concert with The Methodist Sugar Land Hospital’s values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.
Neonate to Mature Adult
Must be at least 18 years of age
High school diploma or its equivalent is required
Two years of secretarial/office or college/vocational training required
Types a minimum of 30 words per minute. Computer application skills required
Prior health care experience and/or medical terminology preferred
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Must be able to write and speak effectively in English
See attached ADA Activity checklist
Patient care unit conditions
Universal Precautions required
Lifting, pushing, and pulling required (minimum 50 lbs.)
Extended periods of walking and standing required
Significant potential for exposure to latex
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