A Department Secretary is responsible is responsible for basic secretarial
duties for the department such as correspondence, filing, answering telephones,
and handling the mail. The department secretary is also responsible for
registering patients, assembling patient charts. The department secretary
also helps with secretarial overflow from other hospital departments,
as time permits.
GED or High school diploma required. Two years post high school training
in secretarial sciences, business, or management and prior work in data
entry and medical office secretarial preferred.