Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Part Time FTE: 0.6 Shift: Varied Hours: 7a-7p or 7p-7a
SUMMARY OF POSITION: 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 retrieve 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 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.
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