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Unit Secretary

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023
  • R-0000011197
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Healthcare Support
  • Clinical & Research Support Services
  • Full Time

Job Description Summary

The Unit Secretary on the ____________ Unit reports to the Nurse Manager of the ____. Under general supervision, the Unit Secretary is accountable for performance of clerical work related to the nurses’ station. This position serves in the receptionist role at the nursing station; handles incoming and outgoing communications; processes physician’s orders; and maintains charts, records, supplies and, equipment. The Unit Secretary accurately performs computer related tasks.


Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

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CC000513 CHS - MedSurg - Neuro 8W (Main)

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Job Description

NOTE: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: 1) Continuous – 6-8 hours per shift; 2) Frequent – 2-6 hours per shift; 3) Infrequent – 0-2 hours per shift

Ability to perform job functions while standing. (Frequent)

Ability to perform job functions while sitting. (Frequent)

Ability to perform job functions while walking. (Frequent)

Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent)

Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)

Ability to work from elevated areas. (Frequent)

Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent)

Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent)

Ability to bend at the waist. (Frequent)

Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)

Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)

Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)

Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous)

Ability to fully use both legs. (Continuous)

Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous)

Ability to lift and carry 15 lbs. unassisted. (Infrequent)

Ability to lift/lower objects 15 lbs. from/to floor from/to 36 inches unassisted. (Infrequent)

Ability to lift from 36 inches to overhead 15 lbs. (Infrequent)

Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected, in one eye or with both eyes. (Continuous)

Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand or at a distance. (Continuous)

Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) *(Selected Positions)

Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous)

Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)

Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous)

Ability to work in a latex safe environment. (Continuous)

*Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Frequent) *(Selected Positions)

*Ability to maintain good olfactory sensory function. (Frequent) *(Selected Positions

*Ability to be qualified physically for respirator use, initially and as required. (Continuous)

(Selected Positions)*

Additional Job Description

Education: High School Degree or Equivalent Work Experience: 0-6months

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The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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