Current Career Opportunities at Oaklawn

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with Oaklawn, a nationally recognized healthcare employer by Modern Healthcare magazine. As Marshall’s largest employer, we have a team of over 1,000 dedicated full-time, part-time and casual employees, and our outstanding patient satisfaction scores have landed us in the top 2% of Michigan hospitals and top 5% nationwide. If you’re looking to join a team of exemplary employees, you’re committed to providing exceptional patient care, and you personify our core values, then we encourage you to explore our current openings.

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Unit Secretary Full Time

Job Summary:  Handles administrative duties within the office and performs clerical duties to maintain an organized healthcare office, allowing the medical staff to focus on patient care.  


Essential Functions:

  • Consistently performs using an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Administers and maintain patient records
  • Breaks down medical charts for record keeping and coordinates billing
  • Communicates with the clinical staff to ensure all appropriate patient information is gathered
  • Answers phones, makes copies, schedules appointments and maintains supplies
  • Assures that the patient or guardian, as outlined by procedure, signs all the appropriate paperwork. Assures all patients are offered Oaklawn Privacy Practices and the Patient Rights and Responsibilities brochure.
  • Handles patient inquiries promptly and appropriately.
  • Assists nurse with patient care as appropriate.


Minimum Qualifications:  Working knowledge of English grammar; high school diploma or equivalent and one (1) year related experience or a commensurate combination of education and experience.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:   Must possess interpersonal skills sufficient to deal effectively and courteously with a diverse group of patients, doctors, internal callers and other healthcare personnel, while maintaining strict medical ethics. Must possess the ability to type at an acceptable speed and accuracy rate and understand oral and written directions. Medical terminology and secretarial experience is preferable. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.


Working Conditions:  Normal clinical environment with minimal physical discomfort or exposure to communicable disease.


Physical Requirements:  Constantly sit, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs.  Frequently stand, sit, walk, reach, push/pull, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, bend/twist, lift/carry 25 to 49 lbs.  Occasionally lift/carry 50+ lbs.

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