Strength Through Diversity
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Dept-4512 REQ #81924
Job Title: Secretary 8 Confidential
Roles & Responsibilities:
Performs a variety of secretarial duties under direct supervision, in any assigned department or nursing unit
Answers telephone, screen calls, takes messages and provides information according to established policies
Types correspondence, memos, reports, minutes, etc.
Proof typed materials, makes corrections and recommends changes
- Handles incoming and outgoing mail, opens, sorts, and prioritizes; answers routine inquiries and correspondence
Maintains appointment books for meetings, patients, travel, etc.
- Maintains files; assists in setting up office systems
Orders office and clinical supplies as requested; assists in care and maintenance of department equipment
Maintains established hospital/departmental/unit policies, procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control
Attends meetings as required, including in-service meetings
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety, and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area
High School diploma or equivalent education.
Two to three years prior experience as a secretary. Familiarity with medical terminology preferred. Excellent organizational and typing skills. May require knowledge of PC software (Word, Excel, Power Point)
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.