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Unit Secretary Float Pool - Inpatient Behavioral Health - Princeton, NJ (Per Diem)

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Job ID: 133071
Category: Clerical/Administrative
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Princeton, NJ, United States
Date Posted: Aug 8, 2022
Work Schedule: Per Diem Days

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • The Unit Secretary functions as a receptionist, conducts specific clerical duties for the unit and provides administrative support to the Nurse Manager/ Assistant Nurse Manager by coordinating a variety of operational activities.

Some job functions and duties will include, but are not limited to:
• Organizes and maintains unit files, patient's charts, and performs routine office/ unit tasks.
• Is responsible assisting in processing the proper completion of admission, discharge, and transfer paperwork and processes.
• Answers telephone calls professionally, pleasantly, and relays messages efficiently.
• Maintains, organizes, and assures the availability of nursing, patient, and unit supplies. Replenishes supplies in a timely manner.
• Maintains/ organizes patient medical record, restocks with paper, labeling, etc.


• Medical assistant certification preferred.
• Valid driver's license.

    Education or Equivalent Experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Clerical experience in a medical/ psychiatric setting preferred.

    Specialized Skills & Knowledge Requirements:
    • Competent in basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point.
    • Able to read and write English and communicate fluently in English.
    • Interpersonal skills, customer service orientation, ability to work as a team member, and organizational skills.
    • Ability to follow directions and complete tasks independently.

      We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

      Live Your Life's Work

      We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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