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Unit Secretary - Emergency

Company: Texas Health Resources
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Unit Secretary - Emergency Department

Full-time/Night Shift

Texas Health Presbyterian Plano

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified Unit Secretary like you to join our Texas Health Presbyterian Plano family.

Position Highlights

Work location: Texas Health Presbyterian Plano, 6200 West Parker Road, Plano, TX 75093.

Work environment: Emergency Department

Work hours:

* Full-time, 36 hours per week
* Three 12-hour Night shifts with rotating weekends and holidays.

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Plano is a 386-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and a recognized clinical leader, providing technologically advanced care to Plano, Frisco and surrounding communities since 1991. This full-service facility features a comprehensive range of specialties, including emergency medicine, cardiology, adult and adolescent behavioral health, state of the art surgical services and the only AACN Beacon Gold adult intensive care unit in the DFW area. Other accomplishments include:

* Only health care facility in Collin County to have achieved both Level IV NICU and Level IV Maternal facility designation
* A Level II Trauma facility
* DNV-certified Comprehensive Stroke Program; also recognized by the American Heart Association with Gold Plus Target: Honor Roll elite status
* Accredited by the Joint Commission in Hip and Knee Replacement, and as a Primary Heart Attack Center
* The Cardiac Program has received the American Heart Association's STEMI Receiving Center Gold Plus Award for two consecutive years, and the American College of Cardiology's 2021 NCDR Platinum Performance Achievement Award for Chest Pain-MI Registry
* Bariatric Surgery program is a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)
* Oncology Program is accredited through the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Texas Health Plano has more than 1,700 employees and 1300 physicians in more than 65 specialties on its medical staff.

Position Qualifications

* H.S. Diploma or Equivalent required.
* Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency.
* 1-2 years of Unit Secretary experience in an acute care hospital setting highly preferred.
* Knowledge of general office equipment, PC's and associated software packages preferred.
* General knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

Position Skills and Abilities

Possesses organizational skills to function in a fast-paced work environment, positive interpersonal skills, and good verbal and written communication skills.

Position Responsibilities


* Performs all tasks to meet the needs of physicians, staff, patient, and other customers.
* Demonstrates acceptable organizational skills.
* Communicates effectively.
* Interactions include consideration for patient population specific needs.
* Takes action to reduce/eliminate patient risks.


* Uses Professional Practice Model philosophy to work in partnership with patients, families, physicians, peers, and all other disciplines.
* Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility to changes in schedule and/or workload assignment necessary to meet changing needs of the individual patient or unit.
* Makes new team members feel welcome and offers assistance with orientation of new employees.
* Acceptable use of interpersonal relationship skills and communication with patients, families, co-workers, physicians, all disciplines, and other customers.
* Organizes workload and effectively collaborates with nursing to prioritize care.


* Serves as a patient advocate.
* Assists with documentation that supports and meets hospital and regulatory requirements.
* Complies with personnel policies i.e. Attendance, ID badge, Dress Code, et. al.
* Maintains Unit Secretary skills.
* Communicates per department expectations.


* Assists in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and takes action to improve them.
* Participates in the process improvement activities within the department/hospital.
* Adheres to National Patient Safety Goals.

Why Texas Health

As a Texas Health Resources employee, you'll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make THR a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

* 2021 FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For -" (7th year in a row)
* Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)
* "America's Best Employers for Diversity" list by Forbes
* A "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work -

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Resources employee

* Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment.
* Positively impact patients' quality of life.
* Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical and administrative leadership resources.
* Enjoy opportunities for growth.

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits, Job Listings by Category, recent Awards we've won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns?

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