Unit Secretary - Per Diem / As Needed
Phoenix, AZ 
Posted 5 days ago
Job Description
Unit Secretary - Per Diem / As Needed
Job ID 138242
Location US-AZ-Phoenix
Experience (Years) 3
Category Clinical - Unit Secretary
Street Address 775 East Willetta St
Company Banner Rehabilitation Downtown Phoenix
Position Type Per Diem

Banner  Rehabilitation Hospital West

*A joint venture with Select Medical & Banner Health*

Downtown Phoenix, AZ


Unit Secretary, Per Diem / As Needed


Shift Hours: 7:00 am to 7:30 pm OR 7:00pm to 7:30am


Position Summary


Organizes clerical functions of the nursing unit, including communication, record keeping, logs, and patient information.  Notifies the nursing staff and/or charge nurse in a timely manner of pertinent patient information, including physician orders, laboratory or test results, and communication from other departments. 



Specific Duties


    Acts as a receptionist for the nursing unit, answering telephone calls, patient lights, and greeting and assisting visitors and staff. Answers questions and/or assists in problem solving or re-directing people to the proper resource.
  • Organizes and updates all patient charts including proper forms with proper labels, posting orders for validation by the nurse or charge nurse, assuring proper order of charts, and thinning charts when indicated according to guidelines.
  • Assembles new patient charts including proper tagging and identification, forms, stickers, and admission packets for use by clinical staff including nurses and physicians.
  • Processes admissions, discharges and transfers, including computer entry and census information under the direction of the nurse.
  • Reviews physician order sheets for new orders, initiates the necessary paper work assuring that no order is implemented until it is signed off by a nurse.
  • Arranges appointments for patients under the direction of the nurse.
  • Maintains supplies in support of the nursing unit including secretarial supplies and forms as well as equipment rentals or other special purchases in collaboration with the charge nurse or the DON.
  • Assists with patient call lights, patient transportation, and patient care needs when needed and in accordance with their training and skill.
  • Makes copies and performs any clerical support activities to assure efficiency and provide support to the clinical staff.
  • Cross-trained and serves as a back up for Admission Coordinator when needed.


Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)


  1. Education: High School Graduate or equivalent required.
  2. A minimum of 1 year clerical experience preferred in a medical setting.
  3. Proficient computer skills.
Additional Data


Select Medical is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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