Unit Secretary - FTSM - PT

at MHM Support Services dba Mercy Healthcare System in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

We're a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.


At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work."



Unit Secretary serves as a receptionist for patient levels by receiving, greeting and directing patients, visitors, hospital staff and physicians. Responsible for timely and accurate transcription of physician orders via written/computer entry. Maintains patient records by properly identifying each form with appropriate labels, updating rolodex cards and patient files. Charts procedures test results in an accurate and timely manner. Maintains patients chart by keeping dividers in proper order and replacing when necessary. Responsible for accurate charge entry and auditing. Responsible for adequate inventory of supplies and upkeep of office machines. Keep medications, forms and supplies moving from ancillary department to nursing zone; demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships with others in communication and problem resolution; is sensitive to the needs of patients, families, and fellow co-workers; provide service for patients/families in accordance with age specific needs as related to job functions; provide service for patients in accordance with any identified cultural diversity needs (such as religions, lifestyles, beliefs, physical capabilities, and cultures); provide service for patients by assuring appropriate and effective pain management, as indicated by job function, which is maintained through appropriate notification to nursing staff. Supports the mission of Mercy. Co-workers are expected to abide by Mercy Hospital Fort Smith safety and infection control policies to maintain a safe environment for patients and co-workers.


Education: High school graduate with good communication skills required.

Experience: Entry level.

Certifications: BLS

Preferred Other: Computer knowledge, medical terminology

We Offer Great Benefits:


Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.


At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.


What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.


Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.



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Job Posting: 3061397

Posted On: Sep 20, 2021

Updated On: Oct 09, 2021