Medical Secretary

HACKENSACK UNIV. MEDICAL GROUP North Bergen Requisition # 2019-73046 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallOn-Call Commitment Required Shift HoursDay Address7650 River Road, North Bergen, 07047

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How have you impacted someone’s life today?  At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day.  From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey’s premier healthcare system.

The Medical Secretary performs a variety of secretarial and administrative duties for the assigned physicians, section chiefs or chairman relating to the organization and management of the department.


1. Schedules appointments, meetings or conferences for departmental personnel utilizing interdepartmental and/or hospital wide computerized scheduling systems.

2. Enters inpatient and outpatient profession charges on medical billing system.

3. Composes and prepares correspondences.

4. Uses knowledge of medical terminology to transcribe patient information from written copy, electronic equipment or verbal direction.

5. Files reports, prepares documents, and forwards correspondence.

6. Prioritizes call through screening process; transfer calls, records messages and delivers to appropriate personnel.

7. Reviews, screens and distributes daily mail correspondence to appropriate personnel.

8. Orders office supplies and maintains inventory.

9. Maintains up-to-date departmental manuals and files.

10. Assists in coordination of special projects.

11. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.

12. Lifts a minimum of 5 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 10 lbs. and stands a minimum of 1 hour a day.

13. Adheres to the standards identified in the Medical Center's Organizational Competencies.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

1. High school diploma or equivalent.

2. Knowledge of medical terminology.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

1. Associate's degree. 

2. Bilingual

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