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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Patient Administrative Assistant - Surgical
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William Backus Hospital | Hartford, CT
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Job Description

Workwhere every moment matters.

Everyday, almost 20,000 Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing incommon: pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite youto become part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.

HartfordHospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals as well asa Level I trauma center. Hartford Hospital is on the cutting edge of technology& medical care and is home to the Center for Education, Simulation andInnovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centersin the world. Housing the Northeast's largest robotic surgery center, committedto becoming the best in the country for patient safety and is pursuing thatgoal by taking innovative action and creating a culture of safety at everylevel within the organization.


Under the direction of a Registered Nurse or Unit Manager, the Patient Administrative Associate performs delegated functions as a member of a patient care team by providing administrative support and communicating with members of the health care team, patients and families. This role contributes to the successful operation of the work area and functions in accordance with all existing regulatory and hospital standards, policies and procedures. Reports to Manager, Patient Unit.

We take greatcare of careers.

With locationsaround the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for careerdevelopment and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cuttingedge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and communityeducation to countless men, women and children. We know that a thrivingorganization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefitsprogram designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And thisis your moment.


* High school graduate or equivalent required.
* Minimum of one year hospital based or physician office work experience preferred.
* Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
* Basic computer skills required.
* CPR validation may be required within three months of hire depending upon work area specific requirement.
* Physical effort as required by Position Physical Requirements and Occupational Exposures Form.
* Effective communication and interpersonal skills required.