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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Department Assistant - Administration Casual

Job Summary:  Handles administrative duties within a medical office and perform clerical duties to maintain an organized healthcare office and allow medical staff to focus on patient care. He or she also maintains a line of communication between the patient and clinical staff.

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently uses 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.
  • Answers phones, makes copies, schedules appointments and maintains supplies
  • Admits patients
  • Administers and maintain patient records
  • Communicates with the clinical staff to ensure all appropriate patient information is gathered.
  • Responsible for typing up discharge instructions for a patien
  • Breaks down medical charts for record keeping and coordinates billing.

Minimum Qualifications:    High school diploma or GED.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:   Associate’s degree or equivalent formal education is preferred; excellent telephone, written communication and interpersonal skills; ability to prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining focus and effectiveness, maintaining a high productivity level to maximize the productivity of the department leader and managers; excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; experience with data extraction from multiple information systems; proficiency in a variety of computer software programs and/or systems is required, experience using email, electronic calendar, word-processing, and spreadsheets; able to work independently.

Working Conditions:  Must work in a busy office and public environment while maintaining a friendly demeanor during all interactions with diverse populations of physicians, nurses, patient family members, etc.  Potential exposure to blood/body fluids and contagious disease.

Physical Requirements: Constantly sit, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, talk/hear, taste/smell.  Frequently walk, bend/twist.  Occasionally lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs.

 

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