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Unit Secretary - Behavioral Health

Requisition ID:

20159445

Business Unit:

New Britain General

Location:

New Britain, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 36
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Three 12 hours shifts per week. Week 1 - M,W,F Week 2 - M, W, Sa 830am-830pm.

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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 Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.

 

The Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit provides the highest level of care to adults facing a variety of mental health diagnoses. We have a multi-disciplinary team that consists of Psychiatrists, Registered Nurses, Nurse Technicians, Occupational Therapists and Social Workers. This 32 bed unit is equipped with the highest levels of technology including EPIC electronic medical records, a sensory room, and ‘psych safe’ building features to provide optimal safety for our patients and staff. Our staff works in collaborative environments with strong interdisciplinary teams in a patient centered care model in a richly diverse work space. As a brand new, state of the art unit, we specialize in the stabilization of acute psychiatric distress, working with the community around us to establish an effective and safe service line for our behavioral health patients.

  
Job Duties

  
Under the direct supervision of the Registered Nurse the Unit Secretary coordinates selected patient activities between the nursing unit and other internal departments, maintains and organizes patient medical records and nursing unit activity files, transcribes medical orders and orders and maintains equipment and supplies.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED.

  • 1-2 years of previous secretarial/clerical experience required.
  • Excellent communication skills required.
  • PC skills and knowledge of medical terminology required.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deadlines and balance multiple priorities required.  
  • Previous Unit or Medical Secretary experience preferred.

As a Hartford HealthCare entity, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package consisting of:

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire, including six paid holidays
  • Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs         

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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