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Unit Secretary - Medical/Surgical 3 Weekends at St. Joseph Hospital Eureka

Posted in Admin - Clerical 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Eureka, California

Job Description:

Unit Secretary for Medical/Surgical 3 at St Joseph Hospital.
Relief position; 8-hour Day shift. Weekends 10:00 - 18:30.
The Unit Secretary employs intellectual, interpersonal and technical skills to function as a receptionist for the department and perform general clerical duties, including order entry.  Under the supervision of the Charge Nurse, the Unit Secretary greets and provides information to patients, families, visitors, and physicians.

  • Ability to communicate with physicians, SJHS-HC staff, and outside agencies.

  • Helpful, service-oriented approach is critical.

  • Computer proficiency in MS Windows and Office environment.

  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, organize and systematically handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.




Education:  High School graduate or certified equivalency (GED) required.
Experience:  Acute care experience preferred. Medical terminology required.  One year of experience in the medical field is preferred.
Training/Knowledge:  Successful completion of Hospital administered Medi Tech course for order entry within first 30 days of employment.
Licensure:  None

National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."

It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.

Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County.
Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.

To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit:

St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.