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Catholic Health Services Clerical Asst (Internal Position) in Smithtown, New York

Clerical Asst (Internal Position)Facility:St Catherine of Siena Med CtrLocation:Smithtown, NYDepartment:Psychiatric UnitCategory:Administrative / Business SupportSchedule:Part Time, With Weekend and Holiday rotationShift:Evening shiftHours:3pm-11pm, every other weekend, share of HolidaysReqNum:6030103Internal PositionDUTIES: Performs a variety of clerical functions on the Nursing Unit including, but not limited to, meeting, greeting, and orienting patients to floor. Answering questions from patients and/or family members or redirects to appropriate care team member for response. Transcribes orders; prepares pt. chart on admission; ensures that chart is maintained appropriately; dismantles chart upon discharge; prepares diet & census sheets; rewrites medex' once a week; prepares venipuncture list; assists in coordinating and compiling statistics as needed. Assists the care team with the discharge process. Answers telephones in a professional manner; distributes mail. Performs other duties as requested. QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduate or GED equivalency required. Minimum of 1 year previous experience in a doctor's office or health care facility. For E.R., previous experience must be in emergency department of an acute care hospital. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be computer literate and proficient in word processing. Medical terminology preferred.