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Unit Secretary II, Adult Oncology, PRN, Variable

Company: Prisma Health
Location: Greenville
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.

Job Summary
Multi-functional job requires incumbents to be cross-trained to perform Unit Secretary duties as well as at least one other clinical support job at least 20% of time in each role. Cross training may be in jobs such as Patient Care Technician, Nursing Specialty Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant, and/or Monitor Technician. Under the direction of the Registered Nurse, provides excellent customer service while providing clerical and administrative services; monitoring, ordering, and stocking supplies; and maintaining a safe work environment for patients, visitors, and staff. Additional functions performed under the direct supervisions of a Registered Nurse may include one or more of the following duties; observing cardiac monitors to identify abnormal heart rhythms; data collection related to patient status; performance of basic nursing procedures; monitoring; measuring and documentation of patient responses; performing and/or assisting with treatments and procedures; assists with maintenance of patient care equipment.

The specific job descriptions for Certified Nursing Assistant, Nursing Specialty Technician, Patient Care Technician, and Monitor Technician are to be referenced for the specific account abilities for those jobs. The % of time performing clinical support may vary from unit to unit, but at least 20% of the time the individual will function in a clinical support role.


  • Customer Service: Performs effective customer service skills, to include, but not limited to, responding to patients, family and staff with kindness, courtesy, professionalism and efficiency; walking visitors to their destination, answering phones/intercoms in a friendly manner. Participates in patient care rounding in collaboration with unit staff to include daily introductions to patient/families with the use of AIDET.
  • Unit Operations: Manages ordering, stocking, and inventory of equipment and supplies in collaboration with nurse manager. Unit operation responsibilities include but not limited to: daily monitoring of supplies, ordering office supplies, ordering special supplies, monitoring PAR levels of supplies, and maintaining/organizing unit supply rooms.
  • Administrative /Clerical Support: Performs general reception and clerical duties at the nurse's station, including responding to patient calls via intercom or in person. Provides administrative and clerical support as needed for unit but not limited to: data entry, meeting minutes, maintaining bulletin boards, and organizing downtime forms.
  • Unit Safety/Environmental Rounds: Coordinates the maintenance of a safe, clean, and functional physical environment in accordance with regulatory standards. Includes but not limited to cleaning equipment
  • Performs one of the following duties on a nursing unit per the description: PCT/NST/Certified Nursing Assistant/Monitor Tech: See job functions for specific job duties.

    Supervisory/Management Responsibility

    This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.

    Minimum Requirements

    If job combination is US/CNA, US/PCT or US/NST, job requires related course work beyond high school (i.e., meets the job education requirements for one of the following: PCT, CNA, or NST).

    If job combination is US/Monitor Tech, then HS Diploma or GED is preferred.

    The US portion of this job requires:

    unit secretary or on-the-job training; or

    6 months of clerical or healthcare related experience; or

    completion of a nursing fundamentals class.

    Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses

    If job is US/CNA, US/PCT, or US/NST, the applicant must meet the applicable certification requirement. Acceptable certifications are CNA, EMT, Paramedic, Certified Surgical Tech or Certified Medical Assistant.

    If job combination is US/Monitor Tech, there is no certification requirement.

    In Lieu Of The Above Minimum Requirements

    For the US/Monitor Tech role, the US training/experience requirement will be waived if the applicant has successfully passed the Prisma Health arrhythmia exam.

    In lieu of school verification of a nursing assistant training course, will accept current South Carolina CN A certification as proof of completed state required training at time of hire.

    Other Requirements for the US/Monitor Tech role

    After hire, requires attendance of formal arrhythmia training class and successful completion of the Prisma Health Arrhythmia exam with a minimum passing score within 2 attempts.

    Successful completion of the arrhythmia exam must be completed within 30 days of hire.

    Arrhythmia competencies must be maintained on an annual basis if selected into a monitor tech role.

    Work Shift
    Variable (United States of America)

    Greenville Memorial Med Campus

    1008 Greenville Memorial Hospital

    10086106 Oncology Nursing

    Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

Keywords: Prisma Health, Greenville , Unit Secretary II, Adult Oncology, PRN, Variable, Administration, Clerical , Greenville, South Carolina

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