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Department Secretary

Company: Samaritan Health Services
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE Performs a wide range of secretarial and clerical support to ensure efficient operation of the department. DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The laboratory teams at Samaritan Health Services have responsibilities for testing samples that may include blood, body fluids and tissue to aid in diagnosis of diseases, illnesses or conditions that may need medical attention. Lab tests are processed for hospital inpatients and emergency room patients twenty four hours a day. In addition, testing is performed on outpatient and clinic specimens. All Samaritan Health Services labs are licensed by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments Act (CLIA), and accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma or equivalent required. Experience and/or training with computer applications required. Two (2) years experience in a position of similar complexity and responsibility required or equivalent college level course work. Experience and/or training with medical terminology preferred. GSR Laboratory: Typing speed of 35 wpm preferred. KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology as well as electronic medical record systems. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations. Communication - Proficient communication skills in dealing with hospital employees, customers and external organizations. Ability to show tact and professionalism in dealing with a variety of people and to communicate and listen effectively in an appropriate and positive manner. Computer Literacy - Proficient computer skills in department applications. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Rarely (1 - 10% of the time) Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time) Frequently (34 - 66% of the time) Continually (67 # 100% of the time) LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0#-36#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Knee to chest: 24#-54#) 0 - 20 Lbs LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54#) 0 - 20 Lbs CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds BEND FORWARD at waist KNEEL (on knees) CLIMB - STAIRS STAND WALK - LEVEL SURFACE ROTATE TRUNK Standing REACH - Upward PUSH (0-20 pounds force) PULL (0-20 pounds force) SIT ROTATE TRUNK Sitting REACH - Forward MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists FINGER DEXTERITY PINCH Fingers GRASP Hand/Fist None specified

* JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
* Performs a wide range of secretarial and clerical support to ensure efficient operation of the department.




* DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
* The laboratory teams at Samaritan Health Services have responsibilities for testing samples that may include blood, body fluids and tissue to aid in diagnosis of diseases, illnesses or conditions that may need medical attention. Lab tests are processed for hospital inpatients and emergency room patients twenty four hours a day. In addition, testing is performed on outpatient and clinic specimens. All Samaritan Health Services labs are licensed by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments Act (CLIA), and accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).




* EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
* High school diploma or equivalent required.


* Experience and/or training with computer applications required.


* Two (2) years experience in a position of similar complexity and responsibility required or equivalent college level course work.


* Experience and/or training with medical terminology preferred.


* GSR Laboratory:
* Typing speed of 35 wpm preferred.






* KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
* Medical Terminology - Knowledge of medical records, procedures and terminology as well as electronic medical record systems. Ability to read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations.


* Communication - Proficient communication skills in dealing with hospital employees, customers and external organizations. Ability to show tact and professionalism in dealing with a variety of people and to communicate and listen effectively in an appropriate and positive manner.


* Computer Literacy - Proficient computer skills in department applications.




* PHYSICAL DEMANDS
* Rarely

(1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally

(11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently

(34 - 66% of the time)

Continually

(67 - 100% of the time)

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

BEND FORWARD at waist

KNEEL (on knees)

CLIMB - STAIRS

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Upward

PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

PULL (0-20 pounds force)

SIT

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCH Fingers

GRASP Hand/Fist

None specified

Keywords: Samaritan Health Services, Corvallis , Department Secretary, Administration, Clerical , Corvallis, Oregon

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