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Unit Secretary - 3d Med/Surg/Ortho - Allegheny Valley Hospital - Part Time

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Natrona Heights, PA - Allegheny Valley Hospital
  • Administrative Services
  • Part time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 


Serves to support and enhance the activities of the nursing unit by effectively communicating, transcribing orders, chart maintenance and maintaining an organized work environment under the supervision of a registered nurse.


  • Performs clerical duties related to admission, transfer and discharge, maintenance of patient activities for the records, telephone answering and unit reception. (30%)
  • Communicates with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members, and outside agencies. (10%)
  • Transcribes orders, schedules procedures, subject to the approval of a licensed nurse. Asks for clarification when necessary. Enters and verifies patient charges within established timeframes. (50%)
  • Performs tasks to promote efficient operations of the unit. (10%)



  • Education or experience in transcribing medical orders and computers required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and responsibility through past job experience and/or education.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology required


  • Typing/data entry skill at 45 w.p.m. preferred.

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