Providence Health & Services Unit Secretary - Medical Surgical Unit in San Pedro, California


Providence is calling a Part Time, Variable Shift Unit Secretary for Med Surg to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in San Pedro, CA.

In this position you will:

  • The Unit Support Associate (USA) role performs support functions on the patient care unit including admitting (quick admitting), record keeping, chart audit/management, order entry, log maintenance, and monitoring.

  • Also performs as customer relations/"concierge", clerical systems facilitator and problem solver. Responds appropriately to patients and families with knowledge of age specific needs.

  • This position also contributes to the team by processing necessary paperwork mandated by law/statute


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Basic medical terminology and abbreviations

  • Fluent ability to understand oral and written English directives, including English text

  • If no healthcare experience, then position requires completion of a vocational training course such as medical assistant, unit secretary, medical records, billing, etc

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Recent experience in a healthcare setting including, but not limited to, either unit secretary, admitting, billing or a medical records clerical position

  • Experience with computer entry and word processing

  • Recent, hospital direct experience in an acute, sub-acute unit or skilled nursing facility

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative (Clinical)

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 214474