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Clerical Asst

Company: Catholic Health
Location: Smithtown
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Clerical Assistant

St. Catherine of Siena Hospital is a proud member of Catholic Health and has served the residents of the Smithtown area for more than 50 years. St. Catherine's is located on the north short of Long Island in Smithtown. The campus is comprised of 296-bed not-for-profit community hospital; a 240-bed nursing and rehabilitation care center; and a 60,000 square foot medical office building. Our nurses, physicians, and support staff are devoted to providing advance health care in an environment of compassion to our patients, their families, and our community. Our Mission is to create an environment of healing and compassion, to offer care to those in need and to provide a spirit of mutual respect while upholding our religious mission.

St. Catherine of Siena Hospital is dedicated to providing a supportive environment, committed to the highest standards of patient care, where health care professionals can develop their expertise and strengthen their credentials. Our primary focus is the way we treat and serve our communities. We work collaboratively to provide compassionate care and utilize evidence based practice to improve outcomes - to every patient, every time.

Clerical Assistant RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meeting, greeting, and orienting patients to floor
  • Answering questions from patients and/or family members or redirects to appropriate care team member for response
  • Transcribes orders; prepares pt. chart on admission; ensures that chart is maintained appropriately; dismantles chart upon discharge; prepares diet & census sheets; rewrites medex' once a week; prepares venipuncture list; assists in coordinating and compiling statistics as needed Performs patient and specimen transport duties
  • Assists the care team with the discharge process
  • Answers telephones in a professional manner; distributes mail
    • High School diploma or GED equivalent required
    • Minimum of 1 year previous experience in a doctor's office or health care facility
    • Must be computer literate and proficient in word processing. Medical terminology preferred
      At Catholic Health your well-being comes first, with comprehensive compensation and benefits; our offerings go beyond the basics. In addition to multiple medical plans, life insurance, generous paid time off and flexible spending accounts, we also offer substantial tuition reimbursement, an employer funded pension plan and several savings plan options for your future.

Keywords: Catholic Health, Stamford , Clerical Asst, Administration, Clerical , Smithtown, Connecticut

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