Company: Danbury Health Systems
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals
and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western
Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians,
state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate
caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of
clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology,
Orthopedics, and Primary Care. Nuvance Health has a network of
convenient hospital and outpatient locations - Danbury Hospital,
New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in
Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center
and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York - plus multiple
primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including
The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two
urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various
affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and
skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more
information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.
Responsible for performing various administrative, secretarial
and clerical duties. Understands and follows the organization's
policies, procedures and standards. Is an independent worker,
meeting the day-to-day needs of the director and the department.
Participates in the department's and organization's performance
Greets visitors, directs visitors appropriately; maintains the
communication flow of the office.
Prepares reports, memos, correspondence, meeting minutes,
special projects, etc., for the Director.
Reviews and edits all written materials.
Copies and distributes all forms of communication to patients,
physicians, and hospital staff as directed.
Answers the telephone in a professional manner; screens calls,
takes messages, directs calls appropriately.
Sorts, logs and distributes all incoming mail; identifies mail
that needs immediate attention.
Maintains an organized, efficient filing system. Debrides files
according to established department and hospital guidelines.
Records, prepares and distributes meeting minutes.
Orders supplies and printing weekly. Assists in cost containment
through appropriate ordering and conserving of supplies and
Interacts professionally with all visitors, within the
department/office and with other departments.
Demonstrates the ability to be flexible and organized during
Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
Transcribes from dictated or written material minutes,
memoranda, policies, procedures and reports.
Accurately enters monitoring and evaluation and study
information into database software.
Proactively suggests ways to improve the work flow in the QRM
department to exceed customer expectations.
Assists Managers/Directors of hospital providing clerical
support for quality initiatives as directed.
Assists in the development and coordination of performance
improvement reports to the Quality Council.
Distributes performance improvement/quality management,
regulatory compliance and JCAHO preparedness materials as
- Accepts other duties as assigned.
- High school graduate or equivalent.
- Secretarial training preferred.
- Three to five years secretarial experience required.
- Previous knowledge of medical terminology required.
- Accredited Records Technician strongly preferred.
- Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in
- Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.
- Additional languages preferred.
- Excellent computer and word processing skills including
Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access)
- Ability to transcribe from electronic means.
- Ability to operate office equipment.
Location: Sharon-Sharon Hospital 50 Hospital Hill Road
Work Type: Part-Time
Standard Hours: 24.00
Work Schedule: Evening 8
Work Shift: 24 hours/ week 3:00pm - 11:30pm, including every
other weekend and holidays.
Org Unit: 1212
Department: General Medicine 1
EOE, including disability/vets.
We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known
physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a
disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship
on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such
assistance to complete this form or to participate in an interview,
please contact Human Resources at 203-739-7330 (for reasonable
accommodation requests only). Please provide all information
requested to assure that you are considered for current or future
Original Posting Date: 11/17/2020
Keywords: Danbury Health Systems, New England , Unit Secretary, Other , Sharon, Northeast
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