Medical Secretary - Derm - Burlington

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 157091-1A
Date Posted: Nov 13, 2020
Category: Specialist

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Job Description

Welcome To

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.

About the Job

Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health.

Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center and teaching hospital known for its innovative
technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. We devote our activities to our
patients’ needs, and we seek colleagues who share this drive to put patients first.

About the Job


Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
- Work closely with dermatologists and dermatology nurses to help meet patient needs
- Develop and maintain clinical schedules in the electronic medical record system. Find
appointments for patients.
- Professional and patient-oriented telephone communication, with appropriate disposition
and follow-through on all phone calls. Identify potentially urgent needs and relay the call
the appropriate personnel.
- Work with clinical support staff (nurses, medical assistants) to facilitate prescriptions,
patient letters, prior-authorizations, test scheduling, procurement of outside records etc.
- Support providers’ non-clinical activities, such as teaching, research, and continuing education:
- Maintain provider calendars, track time away, help with work-related travel planning,
maintain curriculum vitae, order business cards and office supplies etc
- Operates office equipment including (but not limited to) a personal computer, Internet,
voice mail, e-mail, paging systems, copy/scanning machine, transcription equipment, fax,
and electronic medical record system (Epic)

At Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Dermatology, patients come first, and we value customer service
skills in all of our personnel. We can teach new employees whatever medical information they may need
to know, but we seek employees who do not need to be taught to be kind to patients and to each other.
We seek people who can empathize with patients and colleagues, and who are willing to learn, work
hard, and problem-solve on their behalf.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.


Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Licensure, Certification, Registration: None required.

 

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

- Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are essential;

- Organizational skills and attention to detail

- Eager for challenges and learning opportunities on behalf of patient care

- Proficient in standard office procedures and operation of business machines, (personal computer,
fax, telephone others as appropriate).

Helpful but not required: Knowledge of Medical terminology, experience in a medical office. Experience
with the Epic Electronic Medical Record System is helpful.

 

 

Scheduled Hours

40 Hours  -  Days

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.