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Unit Secretary - Emergency Room

Requisition ID:

21161993

Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center

Location:

Bridgeport, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 24
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: This position will rotate the day and evening shift with an every other weekend commitment.

 

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

 

St. Vincent’s Medical Center is a 473-bed Magnet recognized community teaching hospital committed to continuing Christ’s healing ministry through its service to the greater Bridgeport, CT community. Our Emergency Department has a Trauma Level II designation, and is a primary Stroke and STEMI center. Our 66 beds are divided into multiple zones, including a separate Observation Unit, Fast-Track area, and Behavioral Health Crisis Unit. We pride ourselves on a culture of inclusivity, service and teamwork which extends throughout the department, from Providers who staff the unit 24/7 to our Unit Secretaries and Techs, who provide invaluable services to our patients.

 

 Job Summary

 

  • Greets patients and visitors, answers/screens/routes telephone calls, files, distributes mail and performs other general clerical duties.
  • Communicates with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members about patient care according to protocol.
  • Assists with processing patient admissions, transfers and discharges, including the assembly and maintenance of patient charts.
  • Other Duties as assigned.



Responsibilities:

  • Greets patients and visitors, answers/screens/routes telephone calls, files, distributes mail and performs other general clerical duties.
  • Communicates with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members about patient care according to protocol.
  • Types various reports and documents for unit staff.
  • Assists with processing patient admissions, transfers and discharges. Assembles and maintains patient charts.
  • Carries out unit specific clerical functions including but not limited to time keeping, recording, reporting and distribution meeting minutes.
  • Obtains a variety of needed items necessary in order to facilitate patient care.
  • Assists with all aspects of patient thru put.
  • Other Duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

 

Work Experience: 

  • Healthcare and/or receptionist experience preferred.
  • Strong customer service acumen required.
  • Computer and phone skills required.

 

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

 

 
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