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  • Administrative Associate

    Job ID
    2019-71109
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Department
    Emergency Services
    Hours / Pay Period
    12
    Facility
    St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach
    Shift
    Varied
    Location
    LONG BEACH
    State/Province
    CA
    Standard Hours
    varied
    Work Schedule
    12 Hour
  • Overview

    Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach, California.   The hospital offers a full complement of services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which is a recognized PrEP center of excellence.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stmarymedical for more information.

    Responsibilities

    The Administrative Associates are responsible for providing administrative support to their unit. Administrative Associates perform financial counseling, admission procedures, order entry and transcription, medical record maintenance and documentation, supplies and equipment ordering, pre-admission telephone and verification procedures, scheduling a surgery or non-surgery hospital stay and assisting with discharge planning. Administrative Associates may also perform light housekeeping and patient transportation.

    Qualifications

    • A minimum of one (1) year experience as a Ward Secretary in an acute care setting
    • High School diploma or GED
    • Satisfactory completion of the Emergency Dept. orientation for Ward Secretaries
    • Medical Terminology Order Transcription Phone Test Unit Secretary Pre-Test
    • Current CPR certificate
    • Required possess good telephone skills and be able to interact well with people including patient families, nurses, physicians, and other patient care providers as needed.

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