Samaritan Health Services Department Assistant in Albany, Oregon

Samaritan Albany General Hospital * AGH Surgery Main OR

Albany, OR

Clerical/ Trade

1.0 (80 hrs/pp), Day,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Performs a wide range of secretarial and clerical support to ensure efficient operation of the department.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • The Operating Room of Surgery provides intraoperative care to surgical and procedural sedation patients. We provide service for the patient population of pediatrics, adolescents, adult and elderly patients. We work with a variety of provider specialties in caring for people going home that day or are being admitted to the hospital.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent 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 computer applications required.

  • Experience and/or training with medical terminology preferred.

  • SAGH Surgery:

  • Typing speed of 35 wpm preferred.

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

  • 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.

  • Customer Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction.

  • Computer Literacy - Proficient computer skills in department applications.

  • Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.

  • Confidentiality - Knowledge of State and Federal (HIPAA) laws pertaining to confidentiality of protected health information. Ability to comply with laws and maintain confidentiality of patient information.

  • 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)

CLIMB - STAIRS

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

CARRY1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

BEND FORWARDat waist

KNEEL(on knees)

STAND

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

ROTATE TRUNKStanding

REACH- Upward

PUSH(0-20 pounds force)

PULL(0-20 pounds force)

SIT

ROTATE TRUNKSitting

REACH -Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITYHands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCHFingers

GRASPHand/Fist

None specified

Posted: 07/09/2018

Req #: 41482

Start Time: Varies

Weekend Required: None

Overtime Rule: 40

End Time: Varies

Salary Range: $14.96 - $21.98