We, St Joseph's Health and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.
To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.
In the spirit of good Stewardship, we heal by practicing Justice in fostering right relationships to promote common good, Reverence in honoring the dignity of every person, Excellence in expecting the best of ourselves and others; Integrity in being faithful to who we say we are.
Performs duties of general secretary, maintaining a high degree of confidentiality. Emphasis on familiarity with medical terminology.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:
High school diploma required. Courses in typing, medical terminology required. Two years experience preferred.
Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of
SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
Operates mechanical and electrical equipment, necessitating good manual dexterity and vision. Good interpersonal skills and
communication skills, ability to adapt to changing workload and stressful situations. Operates word processor, copy machine.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND HAZARDS:
Office setting. Exposure class I or II; service specific - Possible routine exposure to blood, body fluids, excretions or secretions.
Hazards include risk of communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and risk of physical injury. Works in a clean, well-lighted and
ventilated office. Subject to noises and interruptions. Risk of physical injury associated with the mobility involved in the retrieval
and movement of records.
Light work: may work long and irregular hours in an emotionally stressful environment.
WORK CONTACT GROUP:
All services, employees, medical staff, patients, visitors, vendors, various regulatory and professional agencies.
General Performance Criteria: Medical Secretary
Exceeds Meet Below
Generate and/or maintain records and reports for internal and external
use according to established procedures.
Type finished formatted copies from rough drafts, proofreading for
correction of spelling, punctuation and composition errors. Prioritizes
typing assignments to ensure completion. Drafts memos and other
routine correspondence after receiving general instructions.
Perform clerical functions; duplicating and collating and other duties
Perform receptionist duties as needed, such as answering the telephone,
routing telephone calls to proper person or take messages when staff is
Develop a knowledge of and competency in operating and maintaining
all equipment that is utilized.
Adhere to established service safety standards.
Maintain confidentiality related to patient, staff and visitors.
Adheres to hospital confidentiality statement.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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