Covenant Health

Department Asst

ID
3063523
Facility
Parkwest Medical Center
Job Location
US-TN-Knoxville
Department Name
SURGERY

Overview

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Department Assistant, Surgery

Full Time, 80 hour per pay period, Day Shift

 

Parkwest Surgery is a growing cutting edge facility. The latest expansion will total 30 surgery suites. Specialties include orthopedics, cardio-vascular, robotics, gyn and urology services.   Parkwest surgery is a fast paced, exciting environment. We encourage our staff through educational opportunities such as specializing in a particular service or advancing their practice. Parkwest surgery and leadership also offers students the ability to receive clinical hours for surgical scrub techs, nurses, physicians assistants and medical students.

 

Position Summary: Performs a full range of secretarial and administrative duties for a specific department or unit.  Requires clerical training or experience and some knowledge of the unit's operational procedures.  May perform departmental support functions such as processing payroll, enter data into information systems, or other duties similar in nature.

 

Responsibilities

  • Type correspondence, reports, memoranda and special projects as requested.
  • Acts as receptionist, answers telephones, route callers, takes messages and provides routine information to callers.
  • Maintains department files and records for budget reports, invoices and time sheets.
  • May make travel and lodging arrangements for the department, through travel agency and maintains appropriate records.
  • Receives mail and routes appropriately.
  • Maintains and orders office supplies.
  • Serves as inter-departmental communication resource.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.

 

Minimum Experience: One (1) to two (2) years clerical/administrative experience.

 

Licensure Requirement: None

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