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Ginger Cove Unit Secretary - Full and Part Time in Annapolis, Maryland

Unit Secretary - Full and Part Time Health Center · Annapolis, Maryland

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Department Health Center

Employment Type Full & Part-time Positions

Minimum Experience Mid-level

Ginger Cove is Annapolis’ premier life care retirement community. As a Capital Choice 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 winner, rated as “Best Retirement Community”, we continuously strive for the best by hiring the best!

Ginger Cove is currently seeking a Full Time and Part Time Unit Secretary to support our Health Center Department. The Unit Secretary is responsible for working in accordance with established policies and procedures and/or specific instructions from the Clinical Manager. Operates communication systems including multi-lined telephone, patient call system, walkie-talkie, and computer to facilitate safe, quality resident care. Performs various clerical duties to support efficient operation of the Health Center.

Essential Functions:

  • Mans the nurse’s station by directing visitors to the proper room; answers questions and/or directs to proper authority for assistance.

  • Carefully observes Health Center residents to ensure their safety.

  • Answers calls from Health Center residents and directs Nurse/GNA into rooms as needed.

  • Monitors telephones from apartment residents, fire panel, and walkie-talkies. Monitor emergency equipment.

  • Answers telephone calls from outside lines. Answers questions to best of ability and/or refer telephone to Nurse.

  • Updates in-house physician consultation list.

  • Updates admission and discharge log.

  • Updates monthly charge books.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED required.

  • CPR/First Aid certification or ability to obtain prior to employment.

  • Knowledge and experience working with senior communities in a long-term care facility.

  • Experience caring for residents with Alzheimer’s and/or dementia.

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced setting, providing excellent service delivery to residents, families, and staff.

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills.

    Employee Benefits:

    Being part of the Ginger Cove community offers you not only a job but the opportunity to be part of a winning team with many benefits:

    • Scholarship Program

    • Annual Bonus opportunity

    • Referral Bonus Program

    • Use of on-site gym and facilities

    • Employee Wellness Program

    Ginger Cove is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law. Ginger Cove will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications.

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