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Unit Secretary - Emergency Room (ER)

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Charlotte Hungerford Hospital


Torrington, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 32
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details: 4 3p-1130p shifts. Every other weekend rotating holidays.

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

The Emergency Department at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital offers emergency services to people of all ages for any medical, surgical, or behavioral health need that may arise. Our unit is comprised of 35 beds, including a FastTrack area, Crisis Intervention for Acute Behavioral Health Emergencies, and specialized Critical Care resuscitation rooms.

Our multi-disciplinary team includes Registered Nurses, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Patient Care Technicians and an ancillary support staff, all of whom work together in a supportive environment to ensure we have a safe and skillful emergency department for our staff members and patients. We strive to work with the utmost efficiently and professionalism while at the same time providing the highest levels of personalized, compassionate care and satisfaction for our community and surrounding areas.  


Job Summary

Unit Secretaries have diversified clerical responsibilities in one or more patient care business units. Duties include but are not limited to

  • Obtain and record demographic data to register patients or admission or services
  • Ensure appropriate documentation is gathered for medical records and billing purposes
  • Coordinate various scheduling activities for the business unit
  • Effective customer service and public relations
  • Protection of the patient and information confidentiality 


  • One or more years administrative support experience in a healthcare environment
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, the ability to prioritize work
  • An understanding of healthcare insurance and medical terminology
  • Computer proficiency with a variety of systems and applications


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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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