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Secretary Patient Care - Emergency Department

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Day
Hours: 7:00am - 3:00pm
JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for patient care related secretarial duties to include: scheduling of appointments, interacting with patients, families, physician and staff, provide real time Admission/Transfer/Discharge communication to registration; and utilization of the Transport Tracker System to retreive and enter patient information to facilitate ancillary department workflows.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High School Diploma or GED required.
6 months secretarial and customer service experience required.
Basic computer/office equipment experience required.
Strong communication and interpersonal skill set required.
Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Experience in a medical setting preferred.
PHYSCIAL REQUIREMENTS :
Able to sit constantly; stand occasionally; walk frequently.
Able to lift 0-10 lbs. constantly; 11-50 lbs. occasionally.
Able to carry 0-10 lbs. frequently; 11-50 lbs. occasionally.
Able to push 0-10 lbs. constantly; 11-50 lbs. occasionally.
Able to pull 0-10 lbs. frequently; 11-50 lbs. occasionally.
Able to reach constantly.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.
Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday - Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.
Union:Non Bargained



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