Administrative & Clerical Careers at Lifespan

Secretary Job

Job Number: RIH15793

Job Title: Secretary C - Vascular Neurology

Department: Stroke Center Neurology - 1012920

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

  • One year of experience in specializing in correspondence typing, medical terminology and general business procedures. At least six months to one year experience is required including the period of on-the-job training to learn procedures specific to the department.
  • High school graduate or General Equivalency Diploma.
  • Proficient typing skills are required in order to prepare a variety of materials, some, such as grant proposals and manuscripts, requiring a precise format.
  • Good knowledge of English grammar, punctuation and spelling to correct and edit written materials; understanding of medical terminology is most often required.
  • A high level of organizational skills to prepare complex schedules and conference arrangements and to maintain departmental files, records and statistical data.
  • The ability to perform analysis of numerical data involving the use of mathematical formulas as well as routine tabulations.
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of personnel both within and outside of the hospital.
  • The ability to operate a variety of office equipment is required.

Under general supervision, provides a variety of secretarial duties such as typing, scheduling appointments for procedures in multiple rooms simultaneously, processing and reconciling billing information. Managing a multiline telephone system. Provides administrative assistance as requested.