Unit Secretary

Shift: Day
Schedule: Part - Time Regular

Who We Are

Patient focused, community oriented, conveniently located and equipped with technology that rivals the nation’s most prestigious healthcare systems, Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center offers a comprehensive and growing array of services delivered by caring and highly skilled medical professionals. We’re proud of the therapeutic and administrative upgrades we have made. Mountainside Medical Center has been serving Montclair and its surrounding New Jersey communities since 1891. The physicians, nurses and volunteers who are a part of the Mountainside family are your friends and neighbors. We're your community, your hospital and team, working hard for you.

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is proud to continue to provide world-class health care services in a community setting. Our 365 bed medical center has successfully transitioned from a stand-alone facility to being part of Hackensack Meridian Health, the most comprehensive and truly integrated network in New Jersey.  Mountainside is a joint venture between Hackensack Meridian Health and Ardent Health Services, one of the country’s leading private hospital management companies.

We are looking for a dynamic and passionate Unit Secretary--Medical Surgical to join the Mountainside Team!

What You’ll Do

The Unit Secretary will be responsible for ensuring the Medical/Surgical nursing unit runs efficiently.

The successful candidate will be able to:


  • Responsible for providing secretarial support for all employees within an assigned nursing unit

  • Demonstrate positive interpersonal relationships with patients, visitors, other hospital departments and unit staff

  • Coordinate with Care Management concerning admissions, transfers and discharges and notifies hospitalist if needed

  • Maintain and updates patients' records for a given unit

  • Perform a variety of general clerical and non-clinical patient duties, facilitates communication 

  • Expedite interdepartmental services and complies and keeps records required on the nursing unit

  • Assist the nursing staff in coordinating the activity of the unit

  • Assist with patient care/quality assurance audits

  • Performa any and all other duties as assigned

What You’ll Bring

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. Equivalency

  • Minimum of 1 year working as a Unit Secretary in an acute care hospital preferred

  • Strong office skills as well as interpersonal skills will be considered

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Advancement and career development opportunities

Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.