Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Unit Secretary Job

Job Number: RIH19020

Job Title: Unit Secretary

Department: 10A/10B - 1012018

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Coordinates the flow of patient activity and information on the unit/clinic, based on currently approved policies and procedures recognized by the Hospital. Functions as a member of the Health Care Team under the direction of Clinical Manager or designee to perform a variety of clerical duties. The Unit Secretary is responsible for customer service, administrative support, and good interpersonal and clerical skills, which promote quality patient care.


High school graduate or General Equivalency Diploma.

Effective interpersonal communications skills.

Able to multi-task in order to perform a variety of complex clerical duties.

Basic computer skills required.

Basic knowledge of medical terminology preferred.

Read, write legibly and speak English.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.