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Unit Secretary

We Are Hiring

Unit Secretary-Surgery Recovery Room, Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside

Full-time, Monday - Friday 0545-1430; Holidays and weekends off

As the flagship location for Ascension St. Vincent’s HealthCare, Riverside is a 528-bed hospital with a fast paced, exciting atmosphere and an ever-constant flow of patients.

What you will do: 

As a Unit Secretary, you will perform administrative and clerical duties in support of an assigned clinical area.

Responsibilities:

Greet patients and visitors, answer/screen/route telephone calls, file, distribute mail and perform other general clerical duties.

Communicate with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members about patient care according to protocol. Schedule patients for individual appointments and in a timely manner.

Provide assistance with programs/software for Physicians/Clinicians through the order entry processes, transfers and discharges. Assemble and maintain patient charts.

Coordinate meetings/schedules meetings/rooms with the appropriate person, send notices as requested. Maintain meeting minutes. Enter and maintain timekeeping changes and staff schedules in computer systems.


Minimum Qualifications:  

High School Education or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

Medical front office or acute care hospital front desk experience

Proficient in basic office procedures and  Word/Excel/Email

Excellent customer service skills

Strong interactions with physicians, nurses, patients and families

Phone etiquette

Cerner experience

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent's Healthcare (SVHC) will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9).  This law applies to all hired individuals regardless of schedule and hours, including volunteers and students. 
 

St. Vincent's HealthCare participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 357441
Category: Administrative Support
Facility: FLJAC St Vincents Medical Ctr
Ministry: Ascension St. Vincent's, FL
Location: Jacksonville, FL

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