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Pain Clinic Department Secretary - Full-Time, Days

Company: Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital(BWFH)
Location: Boston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Schedule: Pain Clinic. Full-time 40 hours; Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Pain Clinic Secretary provides indirect care to Pain Clinic patients to ensure efficient patient flow and quality patient care. Under the supervision of the Nursing Director or designee, the Secretary performs various administrative and indirect patient care duties which facilitate each patient's readiness for their Pain Clinic visit/procedure and an optimal unit patient flow. The Pain Clinic Secretary will work collaboratively with the team to assure the practice of the Patient and Family Centered Care Model in an environment that exemplifies best practice. Expectations of the individual in this position will be to demonstrate professionalism; excellent organizational, time management, customer service and communication skills; the ability to be self-directed; work well in a group and focus on patient-centered quality care.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Performs assigned administrative and indirect patient care duties to ensure efficient operation of the Pain Clinic.
  • Schedules patients in a manner that optimizes an efficient flow in the Pain Clinic.
  • Triages phone calls in a pleasant and courteous manner, collaborating with professional personnel when appropriate, accurately relaying messages to the appropriate personnel.
  • Assists in facilitating patient flow in Pain Clinic by appropriately notifying RN staff of patient arrivals, cancellations, etc.
  • Requests medical records in advance as per protocol, updates medical record requests when add-ons occur on the Pain Clinic schedule, notifies Medical Records Department of missing charts and chart contents.
  • Assists patient with changing into appropriate hospital attire and back to street clothes as indicated, ensuring safety measures are taken to prevent falls.
  • This role is based in the PMC but may be asked to cover similar duties in other Ambulatory and Procedural areas as needed. Grade: 140

    About Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital

    Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community. We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.

    Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital offers comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a designated Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a recognition that fewer than nine percent of all US hospitals receive.

    At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, we believe that everyone should have the chance to live a healthy life. From creating breakthroughs that have paved the way for treatments around the globe to training the next generation of providers, our patients, and those we may never meet, are at the center of everything we do. If you're looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home

    Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Associates Degree preferred
    • 1-2 years of previous lerical experience preferred
    • Exemplifies CARE standards.
    • Demonstrated history of excellent customer service skills.
    • Demonstrated history of excellent teamwork and proactive work.
    • Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred
    • Ability to speak, read and write English
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Computer proficiency

      EEO Statement
      Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospitalis an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Keywords: Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital(BWFH), Boston , Pain Clinic Department Secretary - Full-Time, Days, Administration, Clerical , Boston, Massachusetts

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