Under the direction of the SBHC Manager, the Department Assistant performs a variety of duties related to secretarial support, assistance, and diversified functions at the health center; facilitates communication between staff of the health centers, and hospital; expedites interdepartmental correspondence re: ordering and distributing supplies, equipment, materials, and ensures reporting INFOR activities.
Per the Departments Scope of Practice, this position requires providing operational/technical assistance in daily operations to health centers and staff in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individuals served. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Health System. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values. The position requires the ability to work independently without direct supervision on site. The associate shall support CHRISTUS's strategic plan and the goals and direction of their Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
Proficient in computer programs and office machines. Proficient with ICD-10, Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding for billing, knowledgeable of Electronic Medical Records. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Secretarial/Office Manager experience preferred with medical component, but not required.
Current BLS card or obtained within 3 months of hire.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.