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Unit Secretary

Company: Samaritan Health Services
Location: Newport
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE Responsible for the organization and transmission of patient information by telephone, verbal and written communications. Answers phone, greets visitors, orders supplies, stocks and coordinates the needs of the unit/department. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Operating Room of Surgery provides intraoperative care to surgical and procedural sedation patients. We provide service for the patient population of pediatrics, adolescents, adult and elderly patients. We work with a variety of provider specialties in caring for people going home that day or are being admitted to the hospital. EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent required. Experience and/or training with computer applications required. Experience and/or training in medical terminology preferred. Related experience and/or training in a medical facility preferred. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure. Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues. Customer Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Rarely (1 - 10% of the time) Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time) Frequently (34 - 66% of the time) Continually (67 # 100% of the time) CLIMB - STAIRS CLIMB - LADDER LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 20 - 40 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Overhead: 54# and above) 0 - 20 Lbs CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds KNEEL (on knees) LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 0 - 20 Lbs SQUAT Static (hold #30 sec) BEND FORWARD at waist SQUAT Repetitive ROTATE TRUNK Sitting ROTATE TRUNK Standing REACH - Upward PUSH (0-20 pounds force) PULL (0-20 pounds force) WALK - LEVEL SURFACE SIT STAND REACH - Forward MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists FINGER DEXTERITY GRASP Hand/Fist PINCH Fingers None specified

* JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
* Responsible for the organization and transmission of patient information by telephone, verbal and written communications. Answers phone, greets visitors, orders supplies, stocks and coordinates the needs of the unit/department.




* DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
* The Operating Room of Surgery provides intraoperative care to surgical and procedural sedation patients. We provide service for the patient population of pediatrics, adolescents, adult and elderly patients. We work with a variety of provider specialties in caring for people going home that day or are being admitted to the hospital.




* EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
* High school diploma or equivalent required.


* Experience and/or training with computer applications required.


* Experience and/or training in medical terminology preferred.


* Related experience and/or training in a medical facility preferred.




* KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
* Time Management: Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.


* Communication: Effective written and oral communication skills to explain complex issues, exchange information between team members, and tactfully discuss issues.


* Customer Service: Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.




* PHYSICAL DEMANDS
* Rarely

(1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally

(11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently

(34 - 66% of the time)

Continually

(67 - 100% of the time)

CLIMB - STAIRS

CLIMB - LADDER

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Overhead: 54" and above) 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

KNEEL (on knees)

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

SQUAT Static (hold > 30 sec)

BEND FORWARD at waist

SQUAT Repetitive

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Upward

PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

PULL (0-20 pounds force)

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

SIT

STAND

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

GRASP Hand/Fist

PINCH Fingers

None specified

Keywords: Samaritan Health Services, Salem , Unit Secretary, Administration, Clerical , Newport, Oregon

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