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Department Secretary - Emergency Department

Company: Akron Children's Hospital
Location: Akron
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About Akron Children--s HospitalAkron Children--s Hospital has been caring for children since 1890, and our pediatric specialties are ranked among the nation--s best by U.S. News & World Report. With two hospital campuses, regional health centers and more than 50 primary and specialty care locations throughout Ohio, we--re making it easier for today--s busy families to find the high-quality care they need. In 2020, our health care system provided more than 1.1 million patient encounters. We also operate neonatal and pediatric units in the hospitals of our regional health care partners. Every year, our Children--s Home Care Group nurses provide thousands of in-home visits, and our School Health nurses manage clinic visits for students from preschool through high school. With our Quick Care Online virtual visits and Akron Children--s Anywhere app, we--re here for families whenever and wherever they need us. Learn more at akronchildrens.org .OUR PROMISES

  • To treat every child as we would our own
  • To treat others as they would like to be treated
  • To turn no child away for any reasonWe are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
    Part Time
    18 Hours per Week Night Shift 7:00 PM - 1:00 AM and 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM
    Performs general office duties, including but not limited to receptionist duties, bookkeeping and recordkeeping duties in accordance with the standard procedures and policies of the department. Responsibilities:
    1.Coordinates the process to schedule appointments.

    2.Receives clients/visitors upon arrival in the department.

    3.Answers and routes incoming telephone calls to appropriate team members.

    4.Coordinates office procedures and efficient operation of department.

    5.Communicates effectively via personal contact, phone and in writing with the following, including but not limited to, hospital staff, physicians, or patients and their families.

    6.Efficiently and accurately uses computer for generation of reports, letters, forms and other communications or documents.

    7.Responsible for copying and faxing documents to designated recipients.

    8.Complies with all department procedures and hospital policies and procedures.

    9.Participate in cross coverage efforts with other secretaries/departments as directed.

    10.Medical field and medical terminology experience are preferred.

    11.Responsible for supply ordering and Kronos timekeeping system entry.

    12.Other duties as assigned. Other information:
    Technical Expertise
    1.Proficient secretarial skills are required.

    2.Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are required.

    3.Excellent interpersonal skills coupled with strong organizational skills are required.

    4.Must possess excellent customer service skills.

    5.Medical field and medical terminology experience are preferred.

    6.Experience working in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or similar software is required.

    7.Ability to type 55 words per minute (wpm).

    8.Experience working in the creation and management of database information is preferred.

    9.Ability to work under stressful conditions in an appropriate manner and independently with minimal supervision.

    Education and Experience
    1.Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.

    2.Certification: None.

    3.Years of relevant experience: Minimum two (2) years of administrative assistant/secretarial experience is required.

    4.Years of supervisory experience: None. Part Time FTE: 0.450000
    Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities. EEO is the law, please click/copy paste the link below to learn more:


Keywords: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron , Department Secretary - Emergency Department, Administration, Clerical , Akron, Ohio

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