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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Unit Secretary - Behavioral Health, Outpatient in Orange, California

Advance your career working at a Magnet recognized hospital known for clinical quality and patient safety. Our team is looking for an experienced Unit Secretary to join our Behavioral Health Outpatient Unit at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange. This is a part time, 8-hour day shift for a total of 40 biweekly hours.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of routine clerical and reception duties, including answering phones and scheduling as needed.

  • Man the nursing station, admit patients.

  • Requisition supplies, equipment and services from other departments.

  • Consistently demonstrate behaviors that model the SJHS core values and the Hospital’s mission statement.

Qualifications and Skills needed for this role:

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • At least 6 months of office/clerical experience

  • Ability to adapt to changing conditions and frequent interruptions.

  • Effective skills in communication, problem solving, interpersonal relationships and prioritization.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

  • Positive, effective telephone skills. Must be able to answer calls promptly, speak clearly, and respond accurately to varying situations.

  • Basic knowledge of a windows computer system.

  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback

  • Ability to work in a close, team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clerical experience in a hospital/healthcare environment.

About the department you will serve:

Our Behavioral Health Outpatient Unit at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange is a smaller team consisting of all licensed clinicians (NP, RN, MFT, LCSW), and teamwork is essential given that everyone is part time. The ideal candidate for this position is organized, attentive to detail, creative/innovative but also willing to practice the current workflow. This person is a multitasker and willing to learn from current staff as well as contribute ideas after they understand the workflow.

Comprehensive Range of Benefits:

Professional Advancement: Individual career development plans, ongoing education, tuition reimbursement, motivating managers

Health: Medical - Cigna HMO and POS plans, Dental - Delta Care DHMO and Delta Dental PPO plans, Employee Assistance

Program Wellness: Retirement – 401(K), Paid-Time Off - Based on employment status of FT, PT, PD and years of service, Employee Life insurance with optional family coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, optional Pre-Paid Legal Plan

Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Compassion. Dignity. Justice. Excellence. Integrity.These timeless values form the heart and soul of St. Joseph Hospital. They are the prime reason that we attract and retain high-caliber employees who believe in the sanctity of their work in our faith-based setting.As a result of this affinity, most of our employees have remained with us for at least five years. Over 40 percent of our new employees were either referred by friends or applied to work at St. Joseph based on our reputation. It is little wonder, then, that retention rate is significantly higher than the average for healthcare institutions in our community.Clinical ExcellenceWhen you take the latest in medical technology and place it in the hands of highly skilled clinicians, recognition is sure to follow. In July 2007, 2008 and 2009, St. Joseph Hospital was named one "America's Best Hospitals" for Orthopedic Care by U. S. News and World Report. This highly esteem recognition is testimony to our unique blend medical science and compassionate, values-based care.A haven that feels like home.St. Joseph Hospital offers a unique environment in which healthcare givers who share a kindred spirit can do important work and grow both spiritually and professionally. Here, values-based employees view their jobs not simply as careers but also as callings.Care to get acquainted? Then we warmly invite you to explore the many career opportunities offered by St. Joseph Hospital!St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Joseph Hospital Orange

Category: Administrative (Clinical)

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