This position is responsible to promote the mission, vision and values of Jefferson Health New Jersey. The primary focus of this role is a commitment to service excellence for internal and external customers. The unit secretary functions as a receptionist to the unit and plays a role in welcoming the patient and family to the unit. On the inpatient units, the unit secretary plays a role in introducing and encouraging the use of EPICs My Chart Bedside for patients and families. The unit secretary communicates with health care professionals to foster efficient unit operations with the ability to prioritize and accomplish a wide range of tasks.
Ability to read and communicate in the English language. High school degree or GED required. Basic knowledge of medical terminology required. Experience in customer service preferred. Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills are essential. Demonstrated computer efficiency in Microsoft Office.
BLS is required
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have 30,000 employees.
Jefferson Health , with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nations best in 10 specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation.
Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers.
As an employer, the Jefferson Enterprise maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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