SSM HEALTH Unit Secretary in Saint Louis, Missouri

Description Role Purpose: Under general supervision, performs a wide variety of clerical/reception duties associated with unit functioning. Supports care delivery on patient units by providing customer service and promotes orderly work environment. Responsibilities: * Enhances the overall patient care experience by responding to intercom requests and obtaining needed services from other hospital personnel. * Creates a positive environment for visitors by greeting them properly in person or on the phone, giving directions or referring inquiries to nursing and physician staff. * Contributes to the overall financial performance of the department through efficient unit operations by following policies and procedures, reporting needed changes and managing unit supplies. * Maintains a safe and clean environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations and adhering to infection control policies and procedures as measured by the number of sentinel events or medical errors. * Contributes to the overall employee satisfaction of the department by actively participating in staff meetings and offering assistance to others when needed. *** Company will implement a new minimum wage of $11 per hour throughout its four-state system which will take effect in January 2017. This job is one impacted by this increase. Learn morehere ***Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: * High School Diploma or GED Company Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital is a not-for-profit, 190-bed inpatient and outpatient pediatric medical center in St. Louis, MO. We specialize in neonatology, cardiology, pediatric and fetal surgery, and cancer services. We care for children of all ages from St. Louis, Missouri, Illinois and from around the world. We also focus on the overall health of our communities in addition to the health of the children living in them.Our love for kids just keeps on growing!Employer's Job# 17007569Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.