• Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • $58,560.00 -83,170.00/year*
  • Philadelphia , PA
  • Administrative/Clerical
  • Full-Time
  • 1103 Market St



Secretary II

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Job Type:

BUERGER - Buerger Center Ambulatory Care Req ID: 27076

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time

Job Summary

Under general supervision, performs secretarial and clerical functions, including typing, faxing, copying, and answering the phone. Schedules and coordinates meetings and facilities. May also include scheduling patient appointments, maintaining departmental patient records, greeting patients and families, and collating billing forms and referrals.

Job Responsibilities

* Responsible for all aspects of patient scheduling.
* Answers telephones, screens and routes callers, takes messages, and provides information to callers promptly and courteously.
* Performs reception activities by greeting patients and families, responding to inquiries, providing directions, and assisting families courteously.
* Schedules and coordinates meetings and facilities, which may include travel and lodging.
* Assists with administrative oversight of the department.
* Acts as a time keeper.
* Coordinates incoming and outgoing correspondence and other materials to department staff.
* Maintains all files.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School/GED

Required Experience: 3-5 years of secretarial experience

Additional Technical Requirements

* Efficient typist with knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and spelling rules.
* Proficiency with hospital standard computer software, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
* An understanding of routine office functions.
* High level of interpersonal skill.
* Knowledge of hospital function in order to interact with other departments to transmit and obtain technical information such as patient records, physician consults, etc.
* Ability to interact with a diverse staff, yet follow established departmental policies that control work flow and priorities.
* Ability to handle multiple tasks, and to negotiate or mediate difficult situations.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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CHOP Careers Contact

Talent Acquisition

2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146

Phone: 866-###-####



Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

Job Segment: Audiology, Secretary, Medical, Clerical, Patient Care, Healthcare, Administrative

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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