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Medical Secretary - Immunology Dept

Company: Reading Health System
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:About St. Christopher's Hospital for Children St. Christophers Hospital for Children, a partnership between Tower Health and Drexel University, is a 188-bed facility that provides exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties. St. Christopher's has more than 220 pediatric experts on staff, combining top-notch pediatric care with a wide array of pediatric specialties including Cardiology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Orthopedics. It houses the only Verified Pediatric Burn Center between New York City and Baltimore and is one of only three Level I Pediatric Trauma Centers in Pennsylvania. St. Christophers is a Magnet designated hospital and was recognized as a Womens Choice Award Best Childrens Hospital. In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey so your child's health conditions can be treated close to home. Tower Health recognizes paying for education can be expensive. As part of our Educational Assistance benefit, the Tower Health Tuition Discount Program offers tuition reimbursement and other discounts to more than one hundred local and national schools. This includes Drexel University, Alvernia University, and Immaculata University just to name a few. Through the Tower Health Tuition Discount Program, eligible employees, spouses, dependents, and domestic partners may be eligible to receive the following benefits: -Save 5 to 50 percent on tuition.-Waived application fees.-Discounts for your dependents, spouses, and domestic partners. About the Organization Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction. With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network. Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region. At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Healths commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.Responsibilities:Job Responsibilities

Provide complete secretarial support to Providers, Manager and Director.Sit a frong desk and ansswer telelphones, register patients and provide coverage for Outpatient Service Coordinators. Front desk interaction with patients and family.Answer telephones according to Hospital and section guidelines accurately recording names, dates, times, telephone numbers and a clear and concise summary.Accurately record all pertinent information for prescription refills.Prepare patient charts for satellite offices in a timely and organized manner.Prepare and submit satellite billing according to department guidelines in a timely manner.Obtain pre-certification for various procedures ordered by physicians.Efficiently distribute and log all Section dictation.Provide front desk coverage when necessary due to absence of staff or as patient schedule demands.Provide telephone coverage to others secretaries for lunch, break, etc.Mail out and file all patient related correspondence.Promptly and effectively handles requests for medical records.Provide coverage and/or assistance to the medical file clerk.Provide clerical support to other staff members as needed.Effectively arrange for coverage of responsibilities when out of the office.Maintain confidentiality of workplace information according to the policies and procedures of the institution and department.Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.Qualifications:Education Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GEDExperience
    • Relevant ExperienceRequired Skills
      • Excellent Communications Skills
      • Organizational Skills

Keywords: Reading Health System, Philadelphia , Medical Secretary - Immunology Dept, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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