SSM Health Office Assistant Senior-Cardiology and Multi Specialty Clinics in Mt. Vernon, Illinois
Under moderate supervision, performs duties within well established guidelines and practical knowledge gained from experience.
Greets patients or visitors, answers/screens/routes telephone calls, files, distributes mail and performs other general clerical duties.
May provide assistance with programs/software for Providers. May assemble and maintain patient charts.
Responsible for making copies, answering phones, making appointments, and maintaining records.
May be responsible for maintaining office inventory including ordering supplies . Ensures that office equipment is in good working order and requests repairs or maintenance as needed.
Communicates with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members about patient care according to protocol.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
No experience required
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or
more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear
alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
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