Atlantic Health System

Unit Associate I, Intensive Care Unit

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Morristown
Position Type
Morristown Medical Center


Atlantic Health System is seeking a Per Diem Unit Associate for Morristown Medical Center in the Intensive Care Unit working varied shift hours, including every other weekend.


Essential Functions/Responsibilities of Position:

  • Liaison between patients, families, visitors, volunteers, and hospital personnel
  • Functions as unit receptionist
  • Answer phones promptly and direct callers appropriately
  • Uses telephone standard
  • Answers questions and provides information requested
  • Greets visitors with respect and promptness
  • Utilize paging system and respond promptly to patient calls
  • Directs volunteers and follows through on their assignment
  • Remains updated on organizational standards in order to maintain role efficiency
  • Utilize information system Ensure all hospital information systems are functioning. Perform routine computer upgrades
  • Maintain Clinical Information Systems printer: cartridge availability and changes, keep loaded with paper and labels, clear paper jams
  • Facilitate repair of equipment by notifying PC support, computer room, and plant engineering as necessary
  • Maintain competency in use of all needed information systems
  • Resource person for hospital information system and clerical duties Updates Unit Representative manual as changes occur
  • Instruct nursing personnel in utilization of hospital information system
  • Trouble shoots nursing unit computer problems
  • Explains clerical duties to new nursing staff
  • Maintain updated patient information Keep appropriate staff aware of any changes in patient information
  • Keep manager informed of any coverage issues
  • Consistently responds to patients needs in a timely manner
  • Consistently respects the patients right to privacy and dignity
  • Consistently respects the patients’ rights to confidentiality according to HIPAA guidelines
  • Fosters a positive and pleasant environment, which promotes our shared values



  • Excellent customer satisfaction and communication skills required
  • Proficiency with computers required

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required


  • 1 year of college preferred

Relevant Experience:

  • 1 to 2 years of secretarial experience in a hospital or medical office preferred
  • Previous Unit Associate experience in a hospital/medical office preferred

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  


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