Secretary Patient Care - Pediatric Emergency Department

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center


Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Part Time

FTE: 0.60

Shift: Evening - Every Saturday & Sunday

Hours: 11:00a - 11:00p



Responsible for patient care related secretarial duties to include: scheduling of appointments, interacting with patients, families, physician and staff, provide real time Admission/Transfer/Discharge communication to registration; and utilization of the Transport Tracker System to retrieve and enter patient information to facilitate ancillary department workflows.  

**This position's schedule is 48 hours biweekly; 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday only**


High School Diploma or GED required 

6 months secretarial and customer service experience required 

Basic computer/office equipment experience required 

Strong communication and interpersonal skill set required 

Knowledge of medical terminology preferred 

Experience in a medical setting preferred 


Able to sit constantly; stand occasionally; walk frequently 

Able to lift 0-10 lbs. constantly; 11-50 lbs. occasionally 

Able to carry 0-10 lbs. frequently; 11-50 lbs. occasionally 

Able to push 0-10 lbs. constantly; 11-50 lbs. occasionally 

Able to pull 0-10 lbs. frequently; 11-50 lbs. occasionally 

Able to reach constantly Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping 

*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role. 


-Exceptional benefits with no waiting period 

-Multiple time off programs to ensure that our employees enjoy strong life work balance. 

-Educational reimbursement to provide our team members with the resources to grow 

-401k with company match, PAWS-UP Employee Recognition, and more! 


If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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Union: Non Bargained