We Are Hiring
Title: Unit Secretary
Location: St Vincent's East, Trussville, AL
Department: Float Pool
Additional Job Details: Full Time, 7 on/7 off, night shift, 8 hours, 11pm - 7am.
What You Will Do
As the Unit Secretary in the Float Pool with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to perform administrative and clerical duties in support of an assigned clinical area. You serve as an important part of the team, as you ensure the smooth operational administrative function for the Unit.
Greets patients and visitors, answers/screens/routes telephone calls, files, distributes mail and performs other general clerical duties.
Communicates with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members about patient care according to protocol. Schedules patients for individual appointment and in a timely manner.
Provides assistance with programs/software for Physicians/Clinicians through the order entry processes, transfers and discharges. Assembles and maintains patient charts.
Coordinates meetings/schedules meetings/rooms with the appropriate person, sends notices as requested. Maintains meeting minutes. Enters and maintains timekeeping changes and staff schedules in computer systems.
What You Will Need
St. Vincent’s Health System, part of Ascension, is made up of St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness, and the St. Vincent’s Ambulatory Healthcare Network, which includes a wide range of services, from family care to home health. Together, we provide a special brand of personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech, meeting the needs of people in more than 40 communities.
St. Vincent’s East Hospital Campus – Trussville, AL
St. Vincent’s East is licensed for 362 beds and is located just 20 minutes from downtown. It sits between Irondale and Trussville, AL. It is a general medical and surgical facility that offers a variety of programs and services to fit individual, corporate, and community needs. It is the second largest Ascension hospital in the Birmingham area. It is situated on a hill overlooking the beautiful community of Trussville, AL. This hospital has a suburb feel which appeals to those outlying communities that prefer not to have to drive downtown.
St. Vincent’s East provides all the service lines that our downtown hospital provides except for Birth Suites and NICU which is exclusive to our downtown location. It is the home for our only Behavioral Health service line and offers a level III Emergency Department.
Great location with a suburb feel for patients not wanting to drive downtown.
Part of the largest faith based, not for profit hospitals in Alabama.
Behavioral Health Facility on the East campus.
Free and easy parking for hospital and physical appointments.
Offers all the major service lines except Birth Suites/NICU.
Easy access from many rural communities.
Hospital has a longstanding presence in the community.
Excellent staff that provides care for those in their community.
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension (www.ascension.org) is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 156,000 associates and 34,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.
Service of the Poor - Generosity of spirit, especially for persons most in need
Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life
Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership
Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship
Creativity - Courageous innovation
Dedication - Affirming the hope and joy of our ministry
Our Vision: To be the recognized healthcare Employer of choice.
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