Dignity Health Unit Secretary in NORTHRIDGE, California


Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visitfor more information.



Northridge Hospital Medical Center, a Dignity Health member

NHMC is seeking a Unit Secretary that will provide variety of tasks that lead to high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost-effective manner with respect and dignity. Under direct supervision of licensed personnel, coordinates clerical, support and receptionist functions in accordance with Hospital policy for Emergency Services. The Unit Secretary will transcribe, transmits and places physicians' orders to appropriate areas under the direction of the Registered Nurse; arranges for the efficient and timely admission of all patients. Responsible for completion of patient discharges and transfers via the hospital computer system. Maintains an organized and professional work area.


  • Minimum one (1) year of medical clerical duties in an acute care environment required.

  • Completion of an accredited/approved medical terminology course preferred.

  • Proficient with AS400/Cerner preferred. Current AHA BLS card required.

  • CPI training within 90-days of hire required.

  • LA City Fire Card required within 90 days ofhire.

  • This position is represented by SEIU-UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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Job ID 2018-52199

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Emergency Services

Hours / Pay Period 12

Facility Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Shift 12 Hour Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours 7a-7p