Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, the Unit Secretary performs the clerical functions necessary for proper functioning of a patient care unit in accordance with Nursing Department policies and procedures. In critical care units, the Unit Secretary may also monitor the EKG waveform displays in a centralized telemetry monitoring station.Â
High School diploma or equivalentÂ
Must possess good written and oral communication skills
Basic typing and prior computer skills preferred.Â
One (1) year of experience preferredÂ
EKG/arrhythmia interpretation background desiredÂ
Basic knowledge of medical terminologyÂ
Demonstrates required computer skills within one month of employment.
AHA BLS certification within two (2) weeks of employmentÂ
Successful completion of basic arrhythmia course for unlicensed personnel within one month or after first available course offered.Â
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.