Unit Secretary- Outpatient Clinic- Full Time
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
Full Time 32 Hours per week
Qualifications: Demonstrates ability to read and write English. High school graduate preferred, previous medical secretary experience preferred, computer skills preferred. Bilingual english/spanish preferred
Physical Requirements: Ability to utilize technology applicable to position, including desktop computers, office equipment and telephones. Use of hands for fine manipulation and gross grasping and manipulation. Keyboarding up to 7 hours/day, able to distinguish colors and read numbers. Able to stand/walk, lift and carry supplies up to 15 pounds. Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching. Dust and other irritants may be present.
Capable of printing a census report, daily lab results ,when appropriate requisitions, A+B kardexes, printing specimen labels and diet list.
Demonstrates independent judgment in prioritizing multiple or complex physician orders, identifying and communicating pertinent information to the appropriate nursing staff.
Demonstrates appropriately the following telephone skills: etiquette, transfers calls, takes messages appropriately, pages inhouse and M.D. offices and answering services and STAT phone calls
Important COVID message
Please note, Holy Family hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.