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Department Secretary, Behavioral Health, North Brunswick, NJ (Full-Time, Days)

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Job ID: 194751
Category: Clerical/Administrative
Work Type: FT
Location: North Brunswick, NJ, United States
Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, 8:00am-4:00pm

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work? 

 

 

Job Title: Department Secretary 

Department: Princeton House Outpatient - Behavioral Health

Location: North Brunswick, NJ

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm

**Competitive Benefits, Career Growth Opportunities and Tuition Assistance at University of Pennsylvania! ** 

  

Position Summary:  Department Secretary will provide reception, clerical, and data entry services for the program. 

 

Job Duty/Responsibilities:  

 

  • Answer telephones in a prompt, courteous and helpful manner.  Direct calls to proper staff or areas. 
  • Take messages accurately and relay messages promptly. 
  • Greet patients and visitors, ascertain needs, and respond appropriately as directed by policy and procedures. 
  • Accurately post charges for all outpatient services in appropriate systems. 
  • Maintain files in accordance with department procedure. 
  • Prepare copy work for various departments when requested. 
  • Transcribe and type documents, reports, memos, and correspondence as directed. 
  • Sort and distribute all mail accurately on a daily basis. 
  • Manage and order office supplies as needed. Maintain office equipment, calling for repairs when necessary. 
  • Provide cross-coverage, as necessary, for benefit verification and patient registration. 
  • Cover for senior secretary in her/his absence. 
  • Support customer service and performance improvement goals of the department; collaborate with other caregivers/staff, within and outside the department, to develop means of enhancing patient care and service. 
  • Maintain standards of confidentiality. 
  • Participate in unit compliance as related to established standards. 
  • Other duties and projects as assigned. 

 

Required Education:  

  • High School Diploma or GED   

 

Required Skills:  

  • Computer Competency- Ability to use computer for purposes of documentation of services, maintenance of folders on personal drive, access to clinical forms and policies from shared drives, and electronic communication. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and professionalism essential. 
  • A customer service orientation, a teamwork approach, flexibility, organizational and problem-solving skills. 

 

Experience 

  • Required: Previous experience in a secretarial and/or reception duties  
  • Preferred: Experience in a healthcare setting  

 

Benefits at PMPH/Penn Medicine:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, RX coverage plan options that best fit your personal & family needs
  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts (FSA/HAS) to save pre-tax dollars
  • 403b Retirement Savings: Our employer contribution begins on Day 1 of your employment
  • Generous Paid Time Off benefits that give you the work-life balance today‚Äôs world needs
  • Prepaid tuition assistance is available to benefit-eligible employees for approved courses of study after completing six months of employment.

  

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives. 

 

Live Your Life's Work 

 

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law. 

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

Live Your Life's Work

We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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