Office Assistant

Job Responsibilities : Office Assistant

Salary : n

Company : Augusta University

Location : Augusta, GA 30912 US

Educational requirements : High School

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    About Us

    Augusta University is Georgia’s innovation center for education and health care training the next generation of innovators leaders and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia’s cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application humanities and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia’s only public academic health center where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier more prosperous Georgia and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

    Location

    Augusta University –

    Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street Augusta GA 30912

    College/Department Information

    Located conveniently in Augusta’s downtown medical community Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home provides continuous professional nursing care to veterans of Georgia who have served in the armed forces during war times. The home is owned and funded by the Georgia Department of Veterans Service and operated through an interagency agreement with Augusta University. Through this association Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home is considered a leader in the area of geriatric educational training for Augusta University.

    Job Summary

    This position is responsible for organizing all forms needed on the nursing units. Relaying messages and patient request to appropriate personnel. Providing customer service

    and maintaining professionalism when interacting with others. Utilizing computers calculators printers and label makers. Scheduling appointments for patients as needed.

    Responsibilities

    The duties include but are not limited to:
    Records – Prepares process and maintains a variety of patients unit and nursing home records to reflect admissions treatments transfers discharges patient census and related data.
    Supplies/Mail – Orders Office Assistant supplies and personal items for patients. Receives and distributes mail flowers and personal items delivered to the unit for patients.
    Physician Prescriptions – Prepare requisitions/forms for diets consultations and laboratory tests as prescribed.
    Charting – Maintains patient charts transcribes physician’s orders vital signs weights and other information to charts and computer. Informs nurses of changes in physician orders and follow up on noted charted orders.
    Phone/Appointments – Answers patients call and relay to appropriate staff. Answer telephone and deliver messages. Arranges appointments with clinics for patients and request transportation for appointments if needed.
    Other Duties – Perform all other related duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications

    High School Diploma GED or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accrediting organization with a minimum of one year experience performing secretarial/clerical assistant duties in a professional office setting.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Moderate computer skills and medical terminology preferred one year experience in a clinical setting or equivalent combination of training am experience.

    Knowledge Skills & Abilities

    KNOWLEDGE

    Knowledgeable of AU/GWVNH Policies and Procedures

    Knowledge of principles and practices of nursing as it applies to the geriatric population

    Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases

    SKILLS
    Excellent interpersonal verbal and written communication skills

    ABILITIES
    Ability to maintain confidentiality and to access and accurately report changes in patient’s condition

    Shift/Salary/Benefits

    Shift: Days; Monday – Friday

    Pay Grade: 5

    Salary: $15.00/hour

    Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

    Recruitment Period:
    Until Filled

    Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

    Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance dental insurance life insurance Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan) as well as earned vacation time sick leave and 13 paid holidays.

    Also our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

    Conditions of Employment

    All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.
    All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality availability and integrity of sensitive [patient student employee financial business etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.
    In conjunction with an offer of employment selected candidate(s) will be required to successfully complete Augusta University’s Criminal Background Check process. In addition candidates selected for any position within Georgia War Veteran’s Nursing Home (GWVNH) will be required to successfully complete the Georgia Long-term Care Background Check process. For specific positions selected candidate(s) may also be required to successfully complete supplementary pre-employment onboarding requirements such as: a physical drug screening and/or credit check.

    Other Information

    This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients students faculty and employees. Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution where employees partner every day with patients and families for success.
    Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus both inside and outside is strictly prohibited.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

    How To Apply

    Consider applying with us today!

    https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/

    Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university

    Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee

    If you need further assistance please contact us at 706-721-9365

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