Medical Unit Receptionist – Mother/Baby

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Medical Unit Receptionist Job Code: NU5000 ABOUT US We are welcoming a new era in healthcare where achieving good health is just the beginning. At UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper, we believe in caring for the whole person by getting to know xe2x80x93 and making connections with xe2x80x93 our patients. By combining the talent and expertise of our people, the breadth of capabilities across our system, and our commitment to helping our communities get better and stay healthy, we are improving the patient experience. As a UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper team member, you will have a voice in patient care decisions, support the most advanced medical technologies and feel a strong sense of satisfaction from making a difference in peoplexe2x80x99s lives every day. JOB TYPE Classification: Nonexempt Supervises Positions: No JOB SUMMARY Performs clerical and receptionist roles to facilitate the efficient operation and maintenance of the patient care area under the supervision of the health care team members. Provides and documents under the direction and supervision of the Assistant Nurse Manager/Nurse Manager. Communications: Communicates effectively with all levels of clinic staff and visitors. Greets and assists visitors to the department. Answers all incoming telephone calls and provides accurate information as needed. Attends assigned meetings and contributes positively to serve as communication ambassadors for the organization. Teamwork: Works within a team to achieve patient and team goals. Shares and initiates regular and professional communication with co-workers. Facilitates and participates in regular staff meetings. Demonstrates a willingness to adjust activities to accommodate the needs of team members/internal customers. Resolves conflicts independently, as appropriate. Accepts responsibility for actions and acts positively upon feedback from others. The incumbent may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Experience: 1 year of experience in healthcare preferred. Prior secretary experience preferred. Refer to the Life Support Training Policy for additional details. Licensure: N/A Additional Skills/Requirements Required : Demonstrates proficiency in verbal and written communications. Ability to work in a stressful environment. Must be able to work as a xe2x80x9cteam playerxe2x80x9d with medical staff, nursing staff, visitors, patients, and other hospital employees. Computer literacy (spreadsheets, word process, packaged systems). Knowledge of operation of general office equipment. Interpersonal communications skills. Detailed oriented. Able to handle stressful situations. Maintain organization when dealing with multiple demands/assignments. Must be able to work independently. Has the ability to set priorities which will expedite essential patient care. Additional Skills/Requirements Preferred : Experience with answering multiple phone lines. Basic computer skills. Excellent customer service behaviors. PHYSICAL DEMANDS Physical Demand Code: 6A, Customer Service Work Function/Activity : Sedentary to Light Physical Demand The job requires frequent sitting and standing, occasional walking, and bending/stooping. Frequent repetitive arm, hand, and finger movements. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull up to 20 lbs. occasionally. This job description may not include all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described. It may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper. OTHER May require the use of safety equipment, such as HEPA mask, for infection prevention: Yes On call responsibilities as directed: Yes Ability to travel between campus buildings, remote facilities, and out of town as needed: Yes

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