Medical Secretary - Full Time Days
Company: St Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield MO
Posted on: May 8, 2022
This position is a non-licensed/certified staff member authorized
to transport and/or stock medications to meet specified essential
job duties. This includes staff who do not have the authority to
prescribe, dispense and/or administer medications. Responsible for
the organization, processing, and completion of all reports and
paperwork performed within the department. Acts as the receptionist
for the department. Coordinates the scheduling of all patient
referrals. The medical secretary will be responsible for patient
registration, billing and record processing. Transcribes patient
notes using a Dictaphone and computer. Types correspondence or
other written material for PT, OT, ST, AT, and Director. Performs
duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission
Principle Accountabilities: % Of Time Spent
Clerical: Coordinates patient flow throughout the registration
process. Pre-registers and registers patients. Provides information
to billing office. Completes admission paperwork; obtains patient
signatures. Obtains patient information face sheets. Performs
computer entry, charges, and credits. Faxes reports and document
requests. Answers telephones; takes and relays messages to
appropriate personnel. Sorts and distributes in-coming mail.
Participates in record assembly and processing. Maintains patient
vital statistics. Calls and reports repairs or needs to
maintenance. Communicates with insurance company for benefit
information. Orders office and non-capital and patient supplies.
Collect co-payments and coinsurance. Follows specified procedure
for dispatching completed reports to designated personnel for
approval and signatures. Uses computer proficiently. Knowledgeable
on Cerner clerical Applications. Coordinates changes in the
department workload with appropriate supervisory personnel. Assists
in keeping all work area neat, clean, and well organized. 45%
Customer Service: Greets and interacts with co-workers, patients,
visitors, physicians and vendors in a friendly, helpful and
professional manner. 45%
Participates in planning and implementing formal Quality Assurance
(QA) activities to ensure and enhance the quality of patient care.
Performs other work duties as assigned. 4%
- Transports and/or stock medications. 1%
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Comprehensive medical terminology from an approved training course
50-60 wpm typing or basic computer skills required.
Graduate of vocational/secretary training and/or completion of
secretarial competency assessment or related work experience
The assessment, care and treatment provided by the Department
Secretary will be consistent with the specific age related needs of
The Department Medical Secretary is competent to care for patient
age groups including the child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric
Maintain Safe Medication Handling competency.
Employee is required to sit continuously and walk occasionally.
Employee may be required to lift over 100 lbs. with assistance.
Employee is frequently required to bend, squat, kneel, reach
forward and reach overhead. For repetitive upper extremity action,
Employee is required to use both hands for simple grasping and fine
manipulation. For repetitive lower extremity action, employee is
required to use foot controls. Employee is continuously exposed to
CRT terminal work.
(Occasionally: 1-33%, Frequently: 34-66%, Continuously:
The most significant of duties are included but this does not
exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental
Job Relationships: Brief descriptions of the types of interactions
that occur for this job.
Takes direction from: Director of Therapy Services, Supervisors,
Lead Therapists, and staff therapists
Provides direction to: Volunteers, Technicians
Supervised by: Director of Therapy Services
Faithful to our Episcopal-Presbyterian heritage and its ministry of
healing, St. Luke's is dedicated to improving the health of the
communities we serve.
Using talents and resources responsibly, we provide high quality,
safe care with compassion, professional excellence and respect for
each other and those we serve.
As an independent healthcare network, we create healthy communities
in the region through our commitment to high quality, safe and
We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of
We respond with caring to the needs of others as if they were
members of our family.
We honor each person's rights and responsibilities in light of the
We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and
We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and
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