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The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) Unit Secretary Gyn Oncology 5 Wiser R00025652 in Jackson, Mississippi

This Position is for a Unit Secretary - Gyn Oncology - 5 Wiser with a company located in Jackson, MS.

Summary: To perform a variety of clerical tasks involved in preparing, maintaining, and processing patient, ward, and hospital data and records.

Duties and Responsibilities include: Records, verifies, and enters patients, and hospital information reflecting admissions, transfers, discharges, patient census, and other applicable data. Assembles temporary chart. Maintains accurate unit census in the bed tracking system. Answers patient signals, assesses patient\'s needs, and communicates request to pertinent individuals as necessary. Schedules appointments and arranges transportation for patients. Answers telephones, takes and delivers messages, and provides information to patients and family members. The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Requirements and Qualifications include: High school diploma and one (1) year of related experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of medical terminology. Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Verbal and written communication skills. Interpersonal and customer service skills. Ability to input and verify data.

Physical and Environmental Demands: Requires frequent exposure to unpleasant or disagreeable physical environment such as high noise level and exposure to heat and cold, occasional exposure to biohazardous conditions such as risk of radiation exposure, blood borne pathogens, fumes or airborne particles, and/or toxic or caustic chemicals which mandate attention to safety considerations, frequent work produced subject to precise measures of quantity and quality, occasional bending, occasional lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds, occasional climbing, occasional crouching/stooping, occasional kneeling, occasional pushing/pulling, frequent reaching, constant sitting, frequent standing, occasional twisting, and frequent walking. (occasional-up to 20%, frequent-from 21% to 50%, constant-51% or more).

Equal Opportunity Employer