Providence Health & Services Unit Secretary - Outpatient Behavioral Health Center in San Pedro, California


Providence is calling a Per Diem, Day shift Unit Secretary - Crisis Stabilization Unit to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro in San Pedro, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Attend nursing station and performs clerical and reception duties.

  • Performs and provides personal secretarial and administrative support services such as preparing correspondence in final form, receiving visitors, scheduling meetings and maintaining files for Behavioral Health.

  • Preparing documents for court and making sure they are signed on time by the appropriate Judge on call.

  • Responsible for Court Log being updated.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • MAOB I/II required within 30 to 150 days of hire

  • Vocational/Specialized training

  • Completion of medical terminology course or equivalent experience

  • Knowledge of Skills/Office Electronics

  • Knowledge Microsoft Office & Word Processor

  • Knowledge of Outlook

  • Average to good keyboard skills

  • Ability to answer telephones, filing systems, schedule appointments

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Ability to read, produce written and electronic documentation, operate department treatment materials and equipment, and communicate effectivelyDemonstrate computer skills to utilize electronic medical record in a time efficient manner

  • Ability to evaluate and appropriately respond to verbal and nonverbal communication from patients in diverse stages of development, ie. child, adolescent, adult and geriatric.

  • Ability to Multi-task and prioritize

  • Corporate compliance / HIPAA

  • Patient Safety / Personal Safety

  • Computer skills sufficient to utilize medical records

  • Ability to Problem Solving

  • Integrity / Compassion

  • Interpersonal skills / Team building skills

  • Critical Thinking and Decision Making skills

  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible experience

  • Knowledge of medical terminology specific to the specialty

  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI) within 90 days of employment

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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Health Unit Coordinator

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 190725