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Dear Ms. Sullivan, From my first meeting with Sarah I was at ease with placing my Mother at Whittier. The entire staff: the nurses, aides, staff on the floor, Sarah, Rachel, Linda, Vicki, Angela and Liz were warm, professional, helpful and caring to my Mom, and myself. Anything I asked for or questions I asked were taken care of good-naturedly, answered happily and taken care of incredibly quickly. I honestly never saw anything but a smile. The staff frequently stopped to tell me something heartwarming about my Mom. —Sincerely, Janet S.


Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center

Unit Secretary

Location: Marion, MA - Sippican Healthcare Center

Category: Nursing

Unit Secretary-Full Time 40 hours/week

Primary Responsibilities:
• Under the supervision of the Medical Records Director, with input and support from the Nursing Supervisor and Charge Nurse, plans and coordinates the clerical duties of the assigned unit. 
• Maintains good communication systems with physicians, other departments, nursing personnel, patients and visitors. 
• Functions as unit receptionist and message center in accordance with acceptable behavior, standards and policies of the facility. 
• Receives information from the Medical Records Director regarding new admissions and changes in patient documentation requirements.  
• Processes new admissions, sets up charts with patient's name, physician, ID number, room/bed number on each page.
• Ensures that all required signatures are obtained by physicians, nursing department, ancillary departments, etc. according to policy and procedure.
• Files medical records.
• Collects and processes telephone orders daily.

Prerequisites:
• High School graduate or GED equivalency.
• Knowledge of Medical Terminology.
• Keyboard skills preferred.
• CNA certificate preferred.

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