Unit Secretary

  • Catholic Health Services
  • Good Shepherd Hospice Farmingdale New York 11735 US
  • Jan 22, 2019
Other Office and Clerical

Job Description

Unit Secretary

Hospice Inpatient Center

Rockville Centre, New York

Good Shepherd Hospice, a member of Catholic Health Services of Long Island, promotes the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being both of the person completing life's journey and their family members, providing comprehensive and compassionate end-of-life care of the highest quality. Good Shepherd helps patients and their families live each day fully, focusing on quality of life, control of symptoms and the things that matter to them the most.

Our team of professionals, caregivers and trained volunteers are dedicated to providing both medical and emotional support to patients and families. We currently employ more than 200 staff members and have a volunteer core of over 100 dedicated people.

Please take a moment to carefully review the job details below.

The Unit Secretary is responsible for providing clerical and receptionist duties at our Hospice Inpatient Center. This includes admitting all patients via electronic medical records, maintaining electronic patient charts, administrative processing of admissions, discharges and transfers, ensuring appropriate departments and personnel are notified of admissions, discharges, transfers, expirations and condition changes per established procedures, and providing administrative support for the Hospice program as needed.

Position requirements include:

·         Associates degree (Bachelors preferred)

·         Related experience in a hospital or SNF setting

·         Strong computer skills and experience with Electronic Medical Records

·         Excellent organizational/communication skills and customer service skills

·         Ability to multi-task and knowledge of medical terminology. Hospice experience a plus.

We offer a competitive salary, dynamic work atmosphere, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V