Unit Secretary-Ahoskie NC

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Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Full Time



About Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed, not-for-profit hospital located in Ahoskie, NC. The 15-bed ER serves approximately 21,000 patients per year from the local community and surrounding towns. This modern facility provides a wide range of health services to its 39,000 residents in the four-county area.

Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.


  • Under the Supervision of the Department Manager and Director, the Unit Secretary/Administrative Partner provides safe, expedient, cost-effective department-specific services. As a member of a team of health care professionals, a Unit Secretary/Administrative Partner is responsible for the clerical duties of department. Unit Secretaries/Administrative Partners behave in a manner consistent with the standards and ethics of all health care professionals.

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age of the patient/client.

  • Uses universal precautions appropriately and performs proper handwashing as needed.

  • Maintains confidentiality of patient information.

  • Uses department “scripts” to effectively communicate with other departments, patients, families, coworkers and students in person or over the phone.

  • Demonstrates safe operation of all equipment in compliance with department policy, safety, disinfection, infection control and quality control standards.

  • As directed by the supervisor may have additional duties.

  • Demonstrates effective computer skills.

  • Participates in Inservice Education.

  • Actively participates on Action Team of own choosing.

Minimum Requirements

  • Requires High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Requirements

  • Completion of Medical Terminology course desired
  • Health Information Technology (HIT) degree or certification preferred
  • NAI certification a plus

Other Information

  • 1 full-time vacancy, 36-40 hours per week day shift, 7am-7pm. Including, weekends and holidays
  • Resume needed

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.


Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Gloria Jones, Recruiter

Email: gloria.jones@vidanthealth.com

Tel: (252) 209-3390

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