We Are Hiring
As a Unit Secretary/Assistant with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to perform administrative and clerical duties in support of an assigned surgical area.
Full-time: Monday- Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
St. Vincent's East is licensed for 362 beds and is located just 20 minutes from downtown.
It sits between Irondale and Trussville, AL. It is a general medical and surgical facility that offers a variety of programs and services to fit individual, corporate, and community needs. It is the second largest Ascension hospital in the Birmingham area.
It is situated on a hill overlooking the beautiful community of Trussville, AL. This hospital has a suburb feel which appeals to those outlying communities that prefer not to have to drive downtown.
What You Will Do
Perform administrative and clerical duties in support of an assigned clinical area.
Greet patients and visitors, answer/screen/route telephone calls, files, distribute mail and performs other general clerical duties.
Communicate with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members about patient care according to protocol. Schedule patients for individual appointment and in a timely manner.
Provide assistance with programs/software for Physicians/Clinicians through the order entry processes, transfers and discharges. Assemble and maintain patient charts.
Coordinate meetings/schedules meetings/rooms with the appropriate person, send notices as requested. Maintain meeting minutes. Enter and maintain timekeeping changes and staff schedules in computer systems.
What You Will Need
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
At least 6 months medical, clerical front desk experience, Excellent communication skills
Must be computer literate
Familiar with medical terms, surgical terms is a plus
Answering multi phone lines
Comfortable speaking with physicians and nursing staff
Attention to detail is a must
Why Join Our Team
Ascension St. Vincent's has been serving Birmingham and surrounding communities for more than 120 years.
We employ over 4,800 associates across five hospitals in addition to outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more. Ascension St. Vincent's is committed to providing compassionate, personalized care for all, including our associates.
We offer a place of respect and inclusion, as well as a rich learning environment with countless opportunities for career growth and professional development. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, we invite you to explore a career with Ascension St. Vincent's today.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all.
In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care - including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities - in 19 states and the District of Columbia.
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