Provides general, entry level administrative support to managers, staff, providers and/or PIs under general supervision.
Provides routine administrative support such as: typing memos and letters, answering, and transferring telephone calls, and taking and distributing messages.
Coordinate calendar and schedules including scheduling appointments, coordinating meetings, and making travel arrangements.
Proofreads and edits manuscripts, performs library or literature searches, and helps to create and edit presentation materials.
Provides cross coverage as needed.
Assists with special projects as directed.
Follow HIPAA guidelines for the management of patient privacy and confidentiality. ¾ Other duties, as assigned.
Knowledge of office operations and standards.
Understanding of procedures including filing, copying, scanning, printing, and faxing.
Phone skills: Ability to use phone system (answer and screen calls, put on hold), answer questions and give routine information.
Verbal skills: Ability to interpret information as appropriate, answer routine questions in the most professional manner and communicate in a professional, courteous, clear, and concise manner.
Organization Skills: Ability to manage work processes in a neat and orderly way and to sort and alphabetize. Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively, following established protocols, and work within systems.
Writing Skills: Ability to correspond and communicate with others clearly and effectively in writing (via e-mail, memo, or interoffice note) and to take complete and accurate messages.
System Skills: Ability to type and enter data effectively. Entry level computer skills including the ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation applications.
Basic understanding and use of medical terminology.
Basic comprehension of billing and fiscal information.
Knowledgeable and compliant with all hospital, State and Federal requirements (where applicable to job performance), including policy and procedures with The Joint Commission and HIPAA.
Level of education required:
Minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
Work experience required:
Minimum one-year applicable work experience required.
Some additional training in office systems or other post high school education preferred.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), overall employment of occupational health and safety specialists and technicians is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Specialists and technicians will be needed in a wide variety of industries to ensure that employers adhere to both existing and new regulations.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for occupational health and safety specialists was $76,340 in May 2020, while the median annual wage for occupational health and safety technicians was $53,340 in May 2020.
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