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MEDICAL SECRETARY - PRE HEART TRANSPLANT

at Duke University Hospital

Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Reference #: 1360176

Job Description

Auto req ID
111806BR

Duke Entity
DUKE HOSPITAL

Job Code
4527 MEDICAL SECRETARY

Job Description
Occupational Summary
  • Patient interaction experience and the ability to schedule appointments and diagnostic tests is essential
  • Perform secretarial duties in support of general medical office activities to relieve medical professional personnel of clerical and administrative details and to maintain an efficient and effective operation.
Work Performed
  • Screen and sort mail and documents; respond to routine items not requiring supervisor's attention according to instructions and standard procedures.
  • Set up and maintain office files of patient records, reports, correspondence and miscellaneous information in an organized fashion.
  • Take or transcribe dictation; type medical reports and summaries, patient histories, operative notes, manuscripts and letters from rough draft to final copy ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Operate general office machines to include regular typing and word processing equipment, copy machines, calculators and transcription equipment.
  • Answer telephone, screen calls, respond to routine questions and take messages in accordance with physician's instructions; serve as receptionist for office or clinics as necessary; greet patients, make appointments or proper referrals according to instructions and procedures; prepare documents and materials for clinics and/or patient admissions as requested.
  • Maintain physician's calendar of appointments and schedules, preparing materials and bringing pertinent items and dates to his/her attention as requested.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
 - Previous computer database use
 - Working knowledge of Word and Excel a plus.
 - Knowledge of EPIC a plus
 - Excellent typing skills and computer skills needed.
 - Ability to schedule appointments and diagnostic tests
 - Good communication and telephone skills
 - Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
 

Location
Durham

Requisition Number
401577975

Position Title
MEDICAL SECRETARY - PRE HEART TRANSPLANT

Shift
First/Day

Job Family Level
C1

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Department Name
PRE HEART TRANSPLANT

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:
Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education
Work requires a general educational background normally equivalent to a high school education.

Experience
Work requires two years of related medical clerical experience sufficient to acquire skills in transcribing medical terminology, office organization and communications. A completed medical secretarial program (nine months up to two years accredited program) may be substituted for equivalent experience. * An optional typing speed of 50 correct words per minute may be required.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
N/A