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Clerical Assistant OR-PD

Company: St. Catherine of Siena
Location: Smithtown
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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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 shore of Long Island in Smithtown. The campus is comprised of a 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 advanced 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 OR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Collaborates with the Nursing Director, Nurse Manager and Assistant Nursing Care Coordinator and care team members in providing a variety of essential clerical functions within the Department of Perioperative Services (OR, ASU, PACU and PST). Will provide assistance to surgeons, anesthesiologists, consulting physicians and others as necessary in order to expedite the peri-op workflow and documentation in Epic/EMR.

QUALIFICATIONS:

High School diploma or GED equivalent required. Previous experience in doctor's office or health care facility preferred. Epic training and experience preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

General office equipment, photocopy equipment, computers and Fax machine. Must be computer literate, proficient in Word, Excel and proficient in Epic. Willingness to upgrade skills as technology evolves. Medical terminology preferred. Ability to cope with physical and emotional stress. Position is moderate requiring sitting for long periods of time interspersed with movement throughout the care center. Must be able to bend, stretch, reach for, and handle paper and computer equipment. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with patients, families, peers, care team, physicians, outside agencies essential. Heavy computer use.

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.

We are committed to caring for Long Island. Be a part of our team of healthcare heroes.

Keywords: St. Catherine of Siena, Westport , Clerical Assistant OR-PD, Other , Smithtown, Connecticut

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