Completion of a High School Diploma or its' equivalent with courses in office procedures. Technical training beyond high school highly desirable.
One (1) to three (3) months of prior hospital/unit based training and experience in order to acquire a basic knowledge of medical terminology, learn correct procedures for chart preparation/record maintenance and to deal effectively with unit personnel and all others.
Current CPR certification at time of hire or within three (3) months of hire.
Clerical ability necessary to transcribe orders.
Interpersonal skills necessary to frequently interact in a courteous manner with patients, physicians, nursing staff, visitors and all other departmental personnel.
Computer knowledge required. Previous experience with Microsoft Word and Excel highly desirable.
Previous experience working with office machinery including but not limited to photocopiers and fax machines.
Ability to deal with a number of tasks simultaneously.
Tenet Healthcare Corporation