Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Unit Secretary Job

Job Number: TMH18712

Job Title: Unit Secretary

Department: Nursing 4B - 1102053

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Under the general supervision of the Nurse Manager, performs a variety of clerical and administrative support duties. Coordinates and documents flow of patient activity and information from admission into the unit, through discharge, or transfer from the unit.


Equivalent to a high school diploma. Computer skill level proficient to enter and maintain patient data and print required reports. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Ability to organize, prioritize, and perform multiple tasks expeditiously. Speaks, reads, and writes English clearly.


Six months’ clerical experience in health care environment strongly preferred.