• Administrative Associate

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Per Diem
    Emergency Services
    Hours / Pay Period
    St Mary Medical Center - Long Beach
    Standard Hours
    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.


    • 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.


    • A minimum of one (1) year experience as a Ward Secretary in an acute care setting Preferred
    • Satisfactory completion of the Emergency Dept. orientation for Ward Secretaries
    • Medical Terminology Order Transcription Phone Test Unit Secretary Pre-Test
    • Current CPR certificate 
    • 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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