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Company: UPMC Senior Communities
Location: Altoona
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Description Secy-Recept-Surgery Full-time, Dayshift, 4:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. AFSCME - Union Posted: August 18, 2022 This position has a minimum start rate of $13.68. 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 day's operative schedule and notifies the radiology department and the laboratory when appropriate Qualifications High School Diploma or GED required 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 34UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran COVID-19 Vaccination InformationIndividuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC's COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.Total Rewards More than just competitive pay and benefits, UPMC's Total Rewards package cares for you in all areas of life - because we believe that you're at your best when receiving the support you need: professional, personal, financial, and more.Our ValuesAt UPMC, we're driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct

Keywords: UPMC Senior Communities, Altoona , Secy-Recept-Surgery, Healthcare , Altoona, Pennsylvania

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