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Medical Secretary, Urology

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Mount Auburn Hospital Category: Administrative & Clerical Job ID: JR12623 Date posted: 02/01/2023
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Day (United States of America)

Position Summary:
A variety of medical secretarial functions are performed accurately, appropriately, and in a timely manner according to departmental standards, policies, and procedures.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
1. Types a variety of memos, manuscripts, correspondence, reports, minutes, schedules, and forms.
2. Maintains billing for surgical workload and outside vendors.
3. Answers telephone, screens calls, refers to the appropriate individual or takes messages.
4. Is proficient in the use of a electronic medical record system, Epic experience preferred.
5. Maintains the inventory of office supplies.
6. Maintains records for the department according to all regulatory agencies and departmental policies and procedures.
7. Opens and distributes departmental mail daily.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Thorough knowledge of medical terminology required, excellent typing/computer skills, normally acquired through the completion of an Associate's degree in a medical secretary program or equivalent.
2. At least one year of medical secretarial experience and office experience are preferred.
3. Need excellent communication skills, including good auditory abilities.
4. Demonstrates excellent patient customer service skills both in person and on the telephone.
5. Communicates effectively to peers in the effort to enhance the patient experience.

Physical Requirements & Environment:
1. Generally works in an office environment
2. Works under constant time deadlines.
3. Performs data entry with repetitive hand movement and visual concentration at video display terminal to review and enter data.
4. Complies with precautions, as defined by Infection Control staff, in patients/materials requiring isolation.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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