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Unit Secretary Medical ICU @ HUP

Philadelphia - Pennsylvania (PA), 19104

University of Pennsylvania Health System

Job Description:

The Medical ICU at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is looking for a full time Unit Secretary to join their team. The MICU at HUP has two locations within the hospital - Founders 9 and Donner 3. Our patient population consists of pre and post liver and lung transplant, hematological and solid cancers, BMT, sepsis, and Targeted Temperature Management (TTM), as well as all medical ailments requiring world-class critical care interventions.

The Unit Secretary is an integral member of the health care team who delivers quality care through collaboration and communication with team members. They work under the direct supervision of the nurse manager and the registered nurse to support the clerical and secretarial operations of the patient care unit.

Some of the major responsibilities will include managing clerical and information systems, receptionist duties, collection and reporting of patient data, incorporating organizational competencies of superior quality care and assuming responsibility and accountability for their role performance outcomes while supporting HUP’s Standards of Excellence.

Minimum Requirements:
• HS Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Training and/or experience at an acute care facility preferred.
  • Understanding of medical terminology
  • Computer software skills and knowledge
  • Data entry skills

Additional Information:
Our Medical ICU is a dynamic, collaborative unit that specializes in treating patients flown in from all over the world for our definitive treatments. As a top 10 U.S. News & World Report Hospital, ANCC Magnet organization, and an AACN Silver Beacon Unit, our mission is to provide the highest quality of care to the most highly acute, complex patient population on the East Coast. As an integral part of our interdisciplinary team, you will be collaborating with premier pulmonary and critical care specialists, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, nutrition support specialists, social services and our patients and families. Our patient population consists of pre and post liver and lung transplant, hematological and solid cancers, BMT, sepsis, and Targeted Temperature Management (TTM), as well as all medical ailments requiring world-class critical care interventions. Our cutting edge programs – TTM, proning for severe ARDS, early goal directed protocols for sepsis, and the initiation of ECMO are just some of the exciting medical practices our nurses experience.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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