Unit Secretary at HCA Healthcare in Ocala, Florida

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Job Description:


SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time



Ocala Health encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 256-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 174-bed hospital located in west Marion County, Summerfield ER, a freestanding emergency department located in southern Marion County, and Maricamp ER, a freestanding emergency department located on Maricamp Road in Ocala. Ocala Regional Medical Center is a Level II Trauma Center and a Comprehensive Stroke Center. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services, and bariatric surgery. Ocala Health has the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County. Ocala Health’s outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of six locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers; a freestanding Wound and Hyperbaric Center; a Senior Wellness Community Center; and three surgical and physician specialty practices.



The Unit Secretary acts as the primary clerical resource for the unit.  Position duties and responsibilities include:


• Performs a range of clerical duties that support the operations of the unit.

• Acts as unit receptionist greeting and directing visitors.

• Assists in the ordering, receipt and storage of supplies.

• Assembles patient charts.

• Answers unit telephone, transferring calls, determining when staff members should be paged and taking and forwarding messages.

• Serves as an important link in the communication chain ensuring information is transmitted between nursing personnel, other hospital personnel,  physicians, patients, family members and other guests.

• Assists in entering patient information in Meditech computer system.

• Maintains nursing station in neat and orderly manner.

• Completes special projects for unit director, supervisors and charge nurses.

• Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required. 

• Orients and mentors new staff members.



Paid Time Off

Medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability benefits

Tuition reimbursement

Employee discount program

Employee stock purchase program

Student Loan Forgiveness




Required Qualifications include:

• Minimum of a High school degree or equivalent required.

• Previous clerical experience.

• Previous experience as a Unit Secretary in a hospital setting preferred.

• Strong customer service skills required.

• Familiarity with medical terminology.

• Computer literacy is preferred.

• Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching and some lifting.


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