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Secy-Recept-Surgery

  • Job ID: 397413409
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: Outpatient Surgery
  • Location: 620 Howard Avenue, Altoona PA 16601
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

Secretary-Receptionist Outpatient Surgery
Fulltime - 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
AFSCME
Posted: Nov 18, 2020

Minimum pay rate is $12.04.  Experience credit available.

Purpose:

Serves as receptionist for the Operating Room Division (Operating Room, Same Day Surgery and Endoscopy); answering the telephone, taking and delivering messages and greeting and directing guests and visitors to the appropriate area.

Responsibilities:
  • Processes patient charges accurately.
  • Functions as unit receptionist and hostess and coordinates clerical tasks essential to the operation of the unit.
  • Processes requests for patient services from other departments as required.
  • Maintains a well-organized, centrally located area of patient information for physicians, nursing staff, and ancillary services.
  • Obtains laboratory results as necessary.
  • Demonstrates working knowledge of computer terminal operations.
  • Carries out other related activities as required by the hospital to insure quality patient care.
  • Answers telephone promptly and courteously and maintains free-flowing and accurate communications.
  • Informs surgeons of their starting times for the next days operative schedule and notifies the radiology department and the laboratory when appropriate

Qualifications

Education and formal training required : 
  • High school graduate. 
  • Formal medical Terminology Course required. 
  • Medical Secretary training preferred.

Experience required: 
  • Prefer two years as a Secretary/Receptionist in the Medical Field

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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