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Medical Secretary - Full Time Days

Company: St Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield MO
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

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 and values.
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. 5%

  • Performs other work duties as assigned. 4%

  • Transports and/or stock medications. 1%

    Total 100%
    High School diploma or equivalent required.
    Comprehensive medical terminology from an approved training course required.
    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 required
    The assessment, care and treatment provided by the Department Secretary will be consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient.
    The Department Medical Secretary is competent to care for patient age groups including the child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric adult patient.
    Maintain Safe Medication Handling competency.
    Working Conditions
    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: 67-100%)
    The most significant of duties are included but this does not exclude occasional work assignments not mentioned or developmental duties.
    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 personalized services.
    Core Values
    Human Dignity
    We accept and treat all persons as being created in the image of God.
    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 common good.
    We set and strive to attain high standards of performance and continuous improvement.
    We use our talents and resources wisely, with honesty and integrity.

Keywords: St Luke's Hospital of Chesterfield MO, Chesterfield , Medical Secretary - Full Time Days, Administration, Clerical , Chesterfield, Missouri

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