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Unit Secretary -OR General Surgery

Requisition ID:


Business Unit:

St. Vincent's Medical Center


Bridgeport, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday - Friday 6:30 -3:00

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees 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 in Bridgeport has more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare network, and is the system’s second-largest hospital.


Job Summary:
• Performs a variety of administrative duties to support the assigned department(s).

• Composes, types and transcribes correspondence, forms, reports, presentation materials and other written
communications as required.

• Receives and screens visitors and telephone calls, and handles general inquiries.

• Schedules/coordinates meetings, conferences, special events, appointments and travel arrangements.
Maintains assigned calendar(s).

• Establishes and maintains filing systems. Orders and stocks supplies. • Proficiently coordinates complex communication and information management activities to support office activities.

• Maintains records, bulletin board and all postings to ensure a smooth flow of communication related to
departmental activity and provides information and support to department.

• Demonstrates ability to be customer focused and able to effectively interact with a diverse population.

• May handle coordinating/scheduling procedures, insurance verification and billing based on specific
needs of department.

• Other Duties as assigned


Licensure / Certification / Registration:
• Associates or Bachelor's Degree preferred.
Work Experience:
• 2 or more years secretarial experience.

• Experience in a medical office, healthcare facility or hospital setting preferred.

• Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and Outlook required and ability to quickly
learn other proprietary databases.

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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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