Unit Secretary

VCU Health System

Job Description

VCU Health System's Pediatric ICU is seeking a full time Unit Secretary. This person performs a variety of clerical tasks involved in preparing, maintaining and processing patient and unit activities, data and records.


Able to perform daily activities with minimal supervision.

Self directed in the accomplishment of routine activities. Issues that involve violation of VCUHS policy or procedure that involve conflicts of a sensitive nature, or that would be considered unusual in nature are to be brought to the attention of the Nurse Manager (or designee) promptly as would be warranted by the immediacy of the issue.

Unit Secretaries work all three shifts, weekends and holidays. Individual shift rotation and schedules will be established with specific Nurse Manager. Schedules including requirements of shift rotations and hours of work may be adjusted as necessary to meet staffing requirements or the best interest of the work unit.



High School Diploma or GED


Completion of a Medical Terminology course

Previous experience setting up and maintaining office system (organizational skills)

Previous experience with medical insurance, MIS, and medical terminology

Previous experience in a health care setting

Previous experience with Microsoft Office software

Previous experience with use of EMR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

Employment Type

Full time


5: Day/Night