Nov 16, 2019

Medical Secretary II - Internal Medicine - Dedham

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Dedham, MA, USA
Full-Time Nurse

Job Description

Atrius Health

Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts.

The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG Physician Associates - together with VNA Care - work in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy.


We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives.

Under general direction performs expanded and advanced level medical secretary duties including but not limited to performing outreach to patients regarding referrals and follow up appointments, assisting with the checkout function, and entering data for and distributing after visit summaries (AVS). Participates as an integral member of a medical team and is dedicated to delivering excellent customer service and strengthening the patient/clinician relationship. Able to use a high level of competency in performing all medical secretary functions. Reports to department supervisor or designee. Note: Performs Medical Secretary duties with higher level functions added. Higher level functions may vary by department but will include some or all of the following and should be a significant portion of the incumbent's time:

EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS High School diploma or equivalency certificate (e.g. GED, HiSET, TASC Test) from an accredited institution or governmental unit required. Associate's degree in medical assisting or graduate of certification in medical office administration program preferred.


A bachelor's or other non-clinical degree combined with an interest in healthcare and excellent problem-solving, multi-tasking, technology-literate skill sets can at times be substituted for medical office administration program certification or experience.


Skills and Experience: Skills and experience typically acquired through at least three years of experience in a clinical setting with at least one as a Medical Secretary. Able to communicate in a professional and appropriate manner. Strong interpersonal, customer service, time management, and organizational skills required. Computer experience required with the ability to use word processing and spreadsheet programs. Electronic medical record (EMR) experience preferred. Working knowledge of patient related documents preferred.


Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity.

Excellent benefits Include:

* Up to 8% company retirement contribution,

* Generous Paid Time Off

* 10 paid holidays,

* Paid professional development,

* Competitive health and welfare benefit package.


Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, military service or application for military service, veteran or disability status.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA);Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

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