Under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Unit Manager, the Patient Administrative Associate performs delegated functions as a member of a patient care team by providing administrative support and communicating with members of the health care team, patients and families. This role contributes to the successful operation of the work area and functions in accordance with all existing regulatory and hospital standards, policies and procedures. Reports to Manager, Patient Unit.
High school graduate or equivalent required.
Minimum of one year hospital based or physician office work experience preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Basic computer skills required.
CPR validation may be required within three months of hire depending upon work area specific requirement.
Physical effort as required by Position Physical Requirements and Occupational Exposures Form.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills required.