Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 4/12/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 0101.50150 SEH Emergency Services
About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.

As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Unit Secretary- Emergency Department- full-time, 40hrs wk, night shift, weekends not required, holidays required as needed.

We are fighting for a healthier world and a new era of wellness!

Nearly a decade ago, we set out to build an entirely different kind of health care company from the ground up—one that unlocks access to affordable, high-quality, and economically sustainable care and wellness in ways never imagined. Today, we are one of the largest private, physician-led health care networks—caring for millions of people across the U.S. Our transformative, fully integrated model represents a new beginning for America’s health care system and others around the world.

We have hospitals across 7 states serving over 800 communities, with more than 43,000 employees. We are ushering in a new day of world class health care. From renowned pediatricians, sports medicine specialists and cardiac surgeons to state-of-the-art hospitals, urgent care centers and medical practices, we can offer easier access to high-quality affordable health care to people nationwide — when they need it and where they want it.

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a Boston University Teaching Hospital, provides patients and families access to some of Boston’s most respected physicians and advanced treatments offering specialized care, including:

  • Advanced Center for Cardiac Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic surgery program; Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Award-winning bariatric surgery program
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
  • State-of-the-art emergency care with short wait times

Our medical staff, made up of some of the highest rated physicians in Boston, treats patients in our community practices in neighborhoods, including Allston, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Newton, Watertown and Weston.


  • Grow with a health system that supports career advancement
  • Competitive Pay & Salary Increases
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Locations close to home, that support work-life balance
  • Affordable Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • 401k via Fidelity, for eligible employees, with company match
  • Tuition Assistance / Reimbursement
  • Family atmosphere and team approach that provides flexibility
  • Opportunities to grow your career, and not change your employer
  • And much more!

Job Summary –

Under the supervision of the Patient Care Director, the unit secretary will perform a variety of secretarial duties in support of the administrative and clinical functions in the ED.


Minimum Education/Experience:

  • High School Graduate.
  • Hospital experience preferred.

Minimum skills/abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Refined organizational skills.
  • Experience with computer systems preferred.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in the English language.
  • Ability to complete mathematical computations required to do assigned tasks.


  • Training provided on unit with experienced unit secretary preceptor.

Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as unit receptionist, greeting visitors and, when necessary, directing personnel to various locations.
  • Request that families/visitors wait in designated areas.
  • Answer telephones and relay messages/ information as necessary.
  • Responds to Intercom directing patients request to nursing staff.
  • Make code calls/STAT pages as necessary.
  • Maintain an accurate up to date record of unit activity including: admissions, transfer, census.
  • Coordinate the scheduling of tests and lab work.
  • Accurately maintain ED patient record files.
  • Serve as communication Liaison between unit and other departments.
  • Arrange for transport of patients as directed by schedules.
  • Separate charts and accurately process all associated forms relative to Coding/Billing Process.
  • File all reports and records promptly.
  • Prepare secretarial supply orders in collaboration with Patient Care Manager.
  • Keep informed of any changes in report procedures, as in death certificates, patient restrains, etc.
  • Participate in staff meetings/conferences as appropriate.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor to patients, professional staff, and co-workers.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic

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