Ascension Health Secretary-Unit in Binghamton, New York
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Secretary-Unit - Telemetry Unit 001 - Full-Time, Day - Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital - Binghamton, NY
Full time position working 80 hours each pay period. The work schedule is every other weekend. The schedule would be look like Monday-Thursday and Saturday and then Sunday, Tuesday-Friday. The position will work on Seton 1, Telemetry Unit.
Medical Office Secretary/Unit Secretary are an important part of the team, as you ensure the smooth operational administrative function of the Office/Unit.
Why Join Ascension?
Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It's a career where your talent and passion for delivery quality healthcare can make a difference for a patients, team members and the community.
Lourdes, based in Binghamton, New York, is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities. The main hospital campus includes medical, surgical and specialty nursing units, an Ambulatory Care Center, Breast Care Center, a Regional Cancer Center and numerous specialty practices. Reaching beyond the main hospital campus, Lourdes has established a network of primary care providers at 12 convenient sites throughout the region; and the Lourdes at Home and Hospice programs which care for patients in their homes and various nursing facilities. Two mobile mammography vans, a dental van and a medical services van deliver health services out into the region, making health care more easily accessible to surrounding communities.
Lourdes is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital, you will have the opportunity to perform administrative and clerical duties in support of an assigned clinical area.
Greets patients and visitors, answers/screens/routes telephone calls, files, distributes mail and performs other general clerical duties.
Communicates with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members about patient care according to protocol. Schedules patients for individual appointment and in a timely manner.
Provides assistance with programs/software for Physicians/Clinicians through the order entry processes, transfers and discharges. Assembles and maintains patient charts.
Coordinates meetings/schedules meetings/rooms with the appropriate person, sends notices as requested. Maintains meeting minutes. Enters and maintains timekeeping changes and staff schedules in computer systems.
What You Will Need
High school diploma or GED preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity
As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.
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