Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills. Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.
Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:
The Emergency Department Service Unit Clerk is responsible for assembling, maintaining and logging all Emergency Department patient records. Serves as the department receptionist; receiving, screening, routing, scanning, faxing/e-faxing and taking messages. Additionally, is responsible for maintaining an adequate stock of supplies for the department.
• High School Diploma or equivalent required;
• Advanced education in business, medical, or secretarial studies is preferred.
• One (1) year experience in a medical office or professional environment with high volume required.
• Demonstrated skills in organization and prioritization required.
• Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and telephone etiquette required.
• Medical Terminology experience preferred.
• Computer proficiency preferred.
• Current and ongoing BLS certification required.
• Must attend hospital crisis training program within three (3) months of hire or transfer and annually thereafter.
Physical Requirements: Frequent standing and walking, with intermittent sitting at desk.
• Environmental Demands and Exposure to Hazards: Works in a clean, well- lighted, heated or ventilated facility. No routine exposure to hazards. Some exposure to disagreeable elements. The work area is essentially open with various activities taking place around the worker, creating distraction. May be exposed to unpleasant patient elements.
• Physical Demands: Demonstrates physical and functional ability to perform full anatomical range of motion to accomplish tasks. Evidence of visual and aural acuity and finger and hand dexterity to operate computer and office equipment. Can withstand long periods of sitting, standing and/or constant walking. Ability to lift 10 lbs.
• Mental Demands: Ability to foster collaborative relationships, to work well under pressure, to organize and synthesize new information, and prioritize tasks. Possesses critical thinking, analytical skills and flexibility. Ability to multi-task. Required detailed attention to work in an environment where interruptions cannot be controlled. Demonstrates sensitivity to customer needs and expectations. May be subject to irregular hours including evenings or potentially weekends to participate in operational and community events as necessary. Works indoors, with considerable public contacts. Work area is centrally located with many various activities taking place, creating distractions to the worker.