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Unit Secretary / Assistant

Company: Ascension
Location: Dowagiac
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Schedule: PRN (as needed) must be able to work days, nights and weekends - 7:00am-7:30pm and/or 7:00pm-7:30am


Work Location:

Ascension Borgess Lee Memorial Hospital

420 W. High St.

Dowagiac, MI 49047

What You Will Do:

Perform administrative and clerical duties in support of an assigned clinical area.

  • Greet patients and visitors, answers general inquiries, and schedule patients for appointments.
  • Answer, screen, and route telephone calls. Perform general clerical duties including filing, email correspondence, and mail distribution. Create various reports and documents.
  • Communicate with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare team members about patient care.
  • Perform unit safety checks. Assist with meeting patient needs and escalates as appropriate.
  • May enter and maintain timekeeping changes and staff schedules.
  • May assist with stocking supplies and keeping unit and patient rooms clean and orderly.
What You Will Need:


  • High school diploma or GED required.
Additional Preferences:
  • Secretarial and/or patient care experience preferred.
Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Borgess is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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