Nursing Secretary - Pennswood Village

 

Nursing Secretary

Pennswood Village
Newtown, PA

SUMMARY OF JOB:
Responsible for coordinating all communications and secretarial functions at the nursing station in the Skilled Nursing Unit.

Maintain telephone communications with all departments to coordinate services. Monitor the medical alert and fire alarm computer system. Replace call-outs when scheduler is not available. Communicate effectively with all visitors providing information and assistance as required and as allowable. Perform the following tasks, including but not limited to: making appointments, referrals; incoming and outgoing mail; filing and duplicating; maintaining supplies at designated levels and storing them appropriately as new cases are delivered; daily census report; delivery of laboratory services to St. Mary Hospital using a Pennswood Vehicle; typing. Monitor the patient call system and door alarm system. Maintain open patient medical records with appropriate forms. Develop a systematic plan of organization and working habits, maintaining accurate and objective written and oral communications. Ensure the personal rights of all patients through knowledge of and advocacy of the Patient's Bill of Rights.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prefer previous related medical secretarial experience.
  • Valid PA driver’s license with no moving violations within the past three years.
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Windows based computer system and  of word processing program.
  • Able to read, write and communicate effectively.
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology and secretarial skills.
  • Able to meet the physical demands of the position, i.e., bending, stooping, lifting a minimum of 10 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
About Pennswood Village

Pennswood Village is a nationally respected Senior Living Community (CCRC) for people 65 and over. Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Bucks County, PA, Pennswood is a dynamic community designed for individuals who want a lifestyle with independent services and health care choices on one site.

Our campus is rich with opportunities for physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual growth with ongoing activities and educational programs. Nearby historic Newtown offers fine shops and restaurants. Philadelphia, Princeton and New York City are within easy access.

Our attractive 311 garden apartments come in a variety of sizes from studio through two-bedroom with den. They include all the amenities you would expect, dining options, as well as weekly housekeeping and maintenance.

Our employees at Pennswood Village are our most important resource and we continuously endeavor to be an employer of choice. Pennswood employees appreciate the lively community environment. They enjoy the interaction with residents and fellow employees.

We value a high-quality work experience for staff by encouraging and supporting our employees in continuing their personal and professional education. Our Quaker values show us our lives together are enriched through diversity - we welcome women and men of all races, colors, religions, national origins, and sexual orientations.  

Interested parties may apply online. Click here.