Secretary / Surgical Services Scheduler - PRN

York, PA | Clerical and Administrative | Tracking Code: 72143

Schedule & Location

PRN:  Day/Evening/Weekend as needed

Minimum of three days in a 6 week schedule

York Hospital:  1001 S George Street, York

Job Description

Under general supervision, performs a variety of admissions, scheduling, reception and secretarial duties. May perform the duties of Nursing Assistant as needed.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  1. Registers/admits urgent/emergency surgery patients. Enters surgical information into appropriate computer system.
  2. Schedules patients for operative procedures. Schedules inservice room.
  3. Coordinates with appropriate personnel to facilitate creation of the surgical schedule and to ensure that needed equipment, supplies, personnel and patient information is available for procedures. Prepares surgical schedule.
  4. Creates medical records for new patients.
  5. Monitors and ensures accuracy of recording on patient medical records. Maintains all required reports, records, statistics, etc.
  6. Keeps patient records current.
  7. Answers telephones, routes callers, takes messages and provides routine information to callers.
  8. Types a variety of letters, memorandums, reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, forms and other documentation from written copy, dictaphone or transcription as appropriate. Proofs materials for errors.
  9. Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files using knowledge of various computer software applications.
 

Qualifications

  • Notes:
    • Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3 - 6 months
  • Minimum Education:
    • Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training
  • Preferred Courses:
    • Medical secretarial training
  • Required Courses:
    • Medical terminology course
  • Physical Demands:
    • Mostly sedentary work
    • Occasional prolonged standing/walking
    • Occasionally lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients
    • Occasionally lifts supplies/equipment
  • Skills:
    • Basic computer skills and knowledge of word processing techniques
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Welcome. Respect. Value.

Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)