Are you ready to put yourclerical experience to work in a complex mental health support arena?
Western State Hospitalhas an opportunity for you to join our team that supports the high standards expected of a large psychiatric hospital. We need your professional clerical experience to assist all disciplines related to the medical record and treatment planning and smooth operation of Ward South 5. Join us today on our mission to Transform Lives!
Some of what you'll do:
- Create, update and maintain medical records, files, forms, databases, reports, audits, logs and manuals
- Maintain accountability of medical records and charts
- Ensure medical records, files, documents and forms are returned to proper location
- Draft, prepare and proofread treatment plans, forms, letters, memos, reports and other documents
- Update and maintain hospital patient databases and shared network files
- Perform complex and routine word processing, typing, database and electronic mail tasks
- Receive, sort and distribute mail
- Establish and maintain ward-based filing systems
What we're looking for:
- Demonstrated ability to work with or around persons with mental illness
- Ability to communicate professionally and effectively with management, peers, patients and the public
- Skills in the operation of the computer and Microsoft Suite
- Knowledge of basic administrative procedures
Who should apply:
Professionals whograduated from high schooland/or have a GED AND two years of clerical or administrative experience.
Questions? Contact a DSHS Recruiter via Email or at 509-454-6917 and reference 00161 Supplemental Information
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle
Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.
We understand that your life revolves around more than just your career and that your priority is making sure that you and your family will maintain health and financial security. That's why choice is a key component of our benefits package. We have a selection of health and retirement plans, paid leave, staff training and other compensation benefits that you can mix and match to meet your current and future needs.
Vacation (Annual Leave)
*Employees who are members of certain Unions are entitled to an additional personal leave day of their choice.Please refer to specific Collective Bargaining Agreements for more information.
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- Copy Machine
- Fax Machine
- Postage Machine
- Multi-line Phone System
- Two-way Radio
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