Unit Secretary/Nursing Assistant - Wellspan Rehab Hospital PACU - Part Time Days

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 56758

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Position Summary:

Nursing Assistant - Unit Secretary

WS Surgical & Rehab Hospital 

55 Monument Road,

York, PA

Part Time - Day Shift

About the Position

Acts as a receptionist for visitors and serves as a central contact for telephone calls and a distribution point for paper and electronic communication, laboratory and test results.  Interacts daily with visitors, patients, physicians and staff and displays a positive, helpful attitude.

The qualified candidate will be responsible for carrying out the following duties:

  • Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients, including bathing, dressing, eating, changing bed linens and bed pans and positioning.
  • Assists in the preparation and transportation of patients for tests, procedures, etc.
  • Monitors patient condition levels; reports changes to the appropriate individuals.
  • Ensures patient rooms, nursing areas, supply carts, etc. are stocked with appropriate items at required levels.
  • Maintains par levels of supplies and equipment on assigned unit(s). 
  • Greets, directs and assists physicians, visitors, patients and ancillary department staff.  Orients patients to their rooms as appropriate.
  • Answers telephone using personable etiquette. 
  • Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files using knowledge of various computer applications.
  • Serves as a  knowledgeable resource for multiple applications such as, Patient Management and PowerChart.  Keeps current with system/application upgrades.  Offers/provides assistance to others in navigating IS applications.
  • Performs a variety of duties related to the creation and maintenance of the patient medical record in a manner which expedites patient admission, transfer and discharge. 
  • Assembles and copies charts and forms, ensuring charts contain necessary forms. 
  • Monitors and flags missing items daily.  Performs data entry, chart preparation, filing and photocopying in accordance with appropriate policies.
  • Transcribes orders and documents on the paper or electronic record.  Places pharmacy orders on the MAR.
  • Consults with appropriate clinical/nonclinical personnel to resolve issues, concerns from patients’ medical record, ancillary department results, patient/family inquiries, etc.
  • Schedules tests, procedures and other patient services.  Confers with clinical care provider regarding sequencing of tests, patient activity tolerance and special needs, as appropriate.


  • Able to work well in a team environment 
  • Strong communication skills
  • CPR certification
  • Computer skills including ability to use various software programs
  • Customer Service

WellSpan Health

WellSpan Health is a not-for-profit, community based health care system serving more than 650,000 people in south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.  York Hospital, a 570+ bed community teaching hospital, and Gettysburg Hospital, a 76-bed acute-care facility, are the cornerstones of the health system.  The organization has received significant, national recognition, including being named a “Top 100 Integrated Health Network” by Verispan, being one of the “Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities” by Health Imaging and IT and York Hospital has been named a “Top 100 Hospital” by Solucient seven times.  WellSpan Health is an integrated health system with more than 60 care sites, 8,000 employees and seven residency programs.

The Community

WellSpan Health facilities are located in York and Adams counties, which offer an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you're seeking.  Adams County boasts abundant outdoor and cultural activities including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, historic tours and hiking trails.  Our community is a short drive from Baltimore/DC metro area and about three hours from Philadelphia.

If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you'll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future.

Required Skills

Able to work well in a team environment 

Strong communication skills

CPR certification

Computer skills including ability to use various software programs

Customer Service

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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