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This job assumes responsibility for all secretarial functions which support one or more roles within the department(s) by performing a variety of clerical tasks such as typing, filing, sorting, photocopying, composing correspondence, maintaining calendars, booking travel, submitting expense reports, create documents such as memos, project coordination, handling meeting arrangements, minutes from meetings, customer relations, and ordering supplies. Acts as the point of contact for the department answering calls, relaying messages, and escalating issues to the appropriate person/group. Manages projects and organizes events such as lunches and tracks all physician vacation and meeting requests process and all physician reimbursements.
Related transaction processing experience preferably in a healthcare setting.
Knowledge of business management principles including operations, finance, audit, personnel and resource management.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of patient information.
Must be proficient with Windows-style applications and keyboard.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally to varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care process.
Strong organizational skills
Good time management skills
Provides general administrative support for the department and/or specific managers/directors within the department.
Establishes and maintains good rapport and cooperative working relationships with representatives/vendors from external companies, co-workers, personnel from other departments, senior management personnel and physicians throughout the facility.
Schedules and coordinates meetings and travel.
Manages special projects for the department.
Types and composes routine correspondence accurately, timely, and in the appropriate format.
Develops and manages the department's detailed service assignment schedule for staff physicians.
Other related duties as required.
Other related duties as required. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.
Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards.
Complies with the Ochsner Health System Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other compliance-related concerns.
Ochsner is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mechanical lifting devices (e.g., carts, dollies, pallet jacks, forklift trucks, etc.) or team lifts should be utilized.
Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands, manual dexterity.
Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.
Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.
Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.
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