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Sanford Health Ward Secretary - Surgery in Bemidji, Minnesota

Job Title: Ward Secretary | Surgery | Bemidji

City: Bemidji

State: MN

Department : Surgery - Periop Office - Bemidji

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Serves as a support person for the nursing staff by providing clerical/secretarial and receptionist services.

Assists in the efficient and effective operation of the unit. Promotes public relations to assure service excellence to patients, families, visitors and hospital departmental staff. On the job training provided to the point of competency.


Operate office equipment, such as voice mail messaging systems, and use word processing, spreadsheet, or other software applications to prepare reports, invoices, letters, case histories, or medical records.;Compile and record medical charts, reports, or correspondence, using typewriter or personal computer.;Maintain medical records, technical library, or correspondence files.;Schedule and confirm appointments.;Strives to complete assignments according to established quality measures.;Demonstrates open, friendly, accepting, and supportive behaviors with team members.;Takes personal ownership of and strives to meet assigned accountability expectations.;



High school diploma, or equivalent, required.

Familiarity with medical terminology either through past work experience or formal technical training in medical secretary course work. Typing skills of at least 40 words/minute. Proficient in use of computers and computer software.

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At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

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We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

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City: Bemidji

State: MN

Job Function: Administrative Support

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD08755