What does an Unit Secretary II do?
A unit secretary is an administrative position commonly held within hospitals or other specialized medical departments. They assist in supporting patients and medical staff by answering incoming calls, organizing charts and admitting new patients. A unit secretary uses their knowledge of medical terminology and billing to manage the office efficiently. A unit secretary usually has a background in medical office processes and procedures and advances into the position after time spent as a medical office assistant.
A high school diploma or equivalent degree is required to be considered for the position. Depending upon the specific department serviced, a professional certification in medical billing or terminology can be required. Individuals with exceptional communication skills and the ability to support busy medical personnel tend to excel in this role.
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Learn how to become an Unit Secretary II, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.
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“I started in the housekeeping department and worked my way to the unit secretary position with no experience.”
“Schedule is not compatible with good work/life balance.”
“they did a hospital wide raise at the end of 2021 but was not competitive.”
“Nothing much good pay how so facility are great”
“Starting pay rate is great”
“Pay is not the best”
“great people to work with”
“The pay is pretty good”
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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an unit secretary ii
When working as an unit secretary ii, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Filing Copying, HIPAA, Excellent Customer Service, English Language and Writing.
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The most common qualifications to become an unit secretary ii is a minimum of a Associate's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.