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Patient Care Secretary (PCS) - Home Care

JOB-ID: 2019-74261

Job Title Category Location Job Type Posted
Patient Care Secretary (PCS) - Home Care Administrative/Clerical San Francisco, California 94109 Full-Time 07-16-2019

VITAS Healthcare is the Nation's leading provider of end-of-life care

 

Join our Dynamic Team as Patient Care Secretary!

  • Full Time position
  • This position will be based in the satellite office located in San Francisco 

 

The Patient Care Secretary is a skilled secretarial person whose job is to support the work of the Team Manager and who is generally responsible for accomplishing all patient care related clerical procedures.

  • Screens telephone calls for Team Manager. Facilitates communication between pa­tients/families and other team members, including volunteers.
  • Takes and keeps daily schedule for all team members.
  • Attends weekly team meetings. Prepares agenda for team meeting.  Follows through on assignments given by the Team Manager.
  • Establishes, maintains, and closes patient charts in an orderly fashion. This may include but is not limited to the mailing of and follow-up on all required documentation such as Plans-Of-Care, Attending Physician Authorization forms and Medical Information Request forms.
  • Provides back-up documentation to Billing Department routinely and as requested.
  • Orders D.M.E. and maintains record of dates ordered and picked-up.
  • Enters patient care and volunteer data into Vx and event tracking.
  • Communicates with staff and outside agencies as directed by Team Manager.
  • When the program utilizes part time staff, the PCS will maintain a list of all part-time staff jointly with other patient care secretaries. Contacts and schedules part-time staff at the direction of Team Manager.
  • Jointly with other patient care secretaries, orders supplies and documentation forms used by the team.
  • Does routine correspondence for Team Manager and other members of the team.
  • Sorts and processes all patient care mail jointly with other patient care secretaries.
  • Maintains A.D.T. and checks census daily for accuracy.
  • In programs that have more than one patient care secretary, they will cover for each other for lunch, for team meetings, and for other short intervals of absence.
  • Handles other tasks as assigned by the Team Manager.

 

Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match
  • Cancer and/or critical illness benefit
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Insurance
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Affinity Program

Qualifications

  • Three years prior work experience preferred.
  • Good typing skills.
  • Computer literate.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good telephone skills

Education

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

Additional Information

EOE/AA M/F/D/V
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