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Medical Secretary

Company: Lifespan Corporation
Location: Newport
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


Assist with daily operations of Newport Hospital's Physicians assigned to Turner 1. Includes duties such as reception typing maintaining medical records scheduling preparing examination areas and billing procedures.


Demonstrates understanding of Hospitals Mission Vision and Values.

Demonstrates understanding of job description performance expectations and competency assessment plan.

Demonstrates a commitment toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to our Customer Service Standards.

Complies with department and hospital policies and procedures.

Reviews policies and procedures

Reviews Employee Handbook.

Completes mandatory safety management education.

Participates in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.

Performs reception duties to include:

Answers and directs phone calls appropriately

Greets and directs patients appropriately

Escorts patients to examination rooms as needed

Notifies physicians of patient arrival

Recording messages accurately

Returns phone calls when requested by physicians

Responds to patient medication refill requests inform physician/contact pharmacy by end of day.

Picks up physicians mail (Turner 1 mail and hospital box) and check physicians outgoing box for messages/completed forms. Sort incoming mail and attach pertinent forms/messages to patient charts for review.

Schedules/coordinates patient appointments

Maintains medical records:

Prepares charts (patient information HIPAA related form billing information)

Files reports in charts

Files charts

Copies medical record as needed

Accurately transcribes physicians dictation as needed.

Accurately types physicians correspondence as requested.

Orders and maintains office and examination room supplies.

Assists physicians with literature searches as requested.

Mails satisfaction survey(s) to discharged prosthetic and orthotic clinic patients.

Record Inpatient charges on service logs. Prepares Outpatient charges. Submits to Newport Professional Serv.

Accepts and records payments received from patients and attorneys

Prepares / maintains examination rooms for patients:



Cleans clinical equipment

Submits repair requests

Operates and maintains office equipment (Telephone Word processor Copy machine Fax machine Computer)

Other information:

High School diploma (or equivalent) and medical secretarial skills.

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Location: Newport Hospital USA:RI:Newport

Work Type: Per Diem

Shift: Shift 1

Union: Non-Union

Keywords: Lifespan Corporation, Warwick , Medical Secretary, Other , Newport, Rhode Island

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