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Department Secretary - Anatomic Pathology Lab - Full-time

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny General Hospital
  • Administrative Services
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 


Performs secretarial functions to provide daily operational and administrative support for the department or clinical office.


  • Operates office equipment, such as voice mail messaging systems and uses word processing, spreadsheet, or other software applications to perform the secretarial functions to support the daily operations.  30%
  • Answers telephones and directs calls to appropriate staff.  Receives and routes messages or documents to appropriate staff.  20%
  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail and administers outgoing mail.  15%
  • Compiles, records and maintains file, reports and/or correspondence.  Transmits correspondence by mail, e-mail or fax.  15%
  • May greet visitors, ascertain purpose of visit and direct them to appropriate staff. If in a clinical office, may interview patients to complete documents, case histories, or forms, such as intake, claims or insurance forms.  10%
  • Depending on location, may schedule and confirm departmental meetings, diagnostic appointments, surgeries, or medical consultations.  10%
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.



  • 2 years secretarial experience


  • Associate's Degree from a business/secretarial school or Medical Assistant program
  • Experience with various computer software programs and medical terminology

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