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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Medical Secretary

Expire Date: 
Fri, 01/23/2015
Category: 
Department: 
Medical Floors
Work Schedule: 
42 hours/week
Requirements: 

 Medical secretary Diploma or executive Secretary
 Minimum of 2 years work experience in similar field

Required Skills: 

 Good verbal and written English skills. French is a plus

 Good verbal and written communication skills
 Able to prioritize different tasks
 Good computer skills
 High attention to detail
 Good customer service
 Respect of confidentiality
 Able to work as part of a team
 Good organizational skills

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Answer calls promptly and relay message to the right person
 Assist in receiving and greeting unit visitors in courtesy, including providing them with relevant information and directing them appropriately
 Communicate effectively with patients, visitors, nurses, physicians and other members of the health care team
 Coordinate patient diagnostic appointment with different department internal and external to the hospital
 Coordinate with other departments like admitting office, maintenance, housekeeping ,laundry, stores, pharmacy and others to secure the unit needs
Perform administrative duties
 Organize and maintain paper and electronics files
 Ensure all appropriate and all necessary documentation for admissions ,transfers and discharge is completed in a timely manner
 Ensure proper and complete documentation of patient Identification on the medical record sheets
 Leave and Return patient charts to the Medical Record Department after patient discharge.
 Inform physician about new admissions and transfers
 Coordinate with the ER admitting office for approval of any procedures or X-ray.
 Keep nursing station organized with adequate supply and stationary available to the medical and nursing staff which includes but it is not limited to:
- Ordering forms and supplies as required by the unit
- Receiving supplies and stocking them in an organized way
- Checking on the availability of supplies on an ongoing basis
- Manage data bases
- Assist Head Nurse in data collection
Accountable for accurate patient charging
 Fill patient charge slips accurately for all chargeable items
 Follow up with nurses on patient charges to maintain availability of chargeable items in the unit stock and avoid loss replenishment

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