Unit Secretary - Emergency Room- Per Diem
Performs and participates in administrative duties which assist a hospital unit to function optimally. Maintains an organized healthcare setting and allows medical and nursing staff to focus on patient care. Maintains a line of communication between the patients and clinical staff.
●Proficient in use of the computer, with good typing skills.
●Understands medical terminology and hospital department workflows.
●Enters orders in the computer accurately.
●Answers telephones professionally and promptly.
●Assists with registration, billing, and insurance authorization activities as needed.
●Schedules appointments, arranges transportation as needed.
●Familiar with Policies, Procedures, and Protocols. Care and Documentation meets current standards of practice and complies with all such guidelines.
●Other duties as assigned to meet the needs of the department and in support of Curry Health Network's Mission, Vision and shared Values.
Minimum Education & Experience:
●High school graduate or equivalent.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
●Moderate computer skill including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
●Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work with people in close situations, using excellent communication and listening skills.
●Strong organizational and prioritization ability.
●Multitasking and time management is critical to performance of the role.
Curry Health Network (a dba of Curry Health District) is comprised of a hospital and several medical clinics located on the southern Oregon coast. Curry Health Network is an Oregon special health district, a form of local government and municipal corporation that has been granted 501(c)(3) status by the Internal Revenue Service, and as such, has the exemptions and rights that such status affords.
Curry General Hospital in Gold Beach, a critical access hospital and the sole hospital in Curry County, is your community hospital and Curry Medical Practice offers primary and specialty care and is located within the hospital. Curry Medical Center in Brookings offers primary, specialty and same day care services in addition to 24/7 emergency department services. Primary care services are also available at Curry Family Medical, our medical clinic which serves Port Orford. Curry Health Network is committed to providing high quality health care with service excellence, close to home.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Curry Health Network shall not discriminate against any employees or applicants for employment or financial programs on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.
Position Type : Pool/PRN/Per Diem
Shift : Other