Duke Homecare & Hospice Duke Homecare & Hospice offers hospice, home health and infusion services as well as serves as the home for the Duke Caregiver Support Program.
Our Hospice team works closely with a patient's physician to provide comprehensive, individualized care in the comfort their home or at our inpatient hospice facility located in Durham.
Our team of nurses, therapists, social workers, counselors, and chaplains help patients and their families manage advanced medical conditions.
Duke Home Health provides services in a patient's home that include skilled nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social service, home health aides, and pain and wound management.
Our infusion team comes to a patient's home to administer intravenous medications, including antibiotics and chemotherapy, to children and adults.
Our nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, and patient services coordinators work under the direction of a patient's doctor to monitor needs and treatment.
In addition to the responsibilities and requirements described in the Duke job description, the Duke HomeCare & Hospice Administrative Clerk-Reception Services will be responsible for:
Provides receptionist services to Duke HomeCare & Hospice and administrative support to staff as required.
MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide telephone and reception coverage responsibilities
Effectively assist internal and external customers over the phone and in person
Perform routine and varied clerical duties in support of general and specific office/reception activities
Provides telephone and reception coverage in accordance with established triage processes, greets and announces walk-in guests to office, pages clinical staff appropriately, thereby facilitating clear and consistent communication processes. Provides such services in a professional manner that promotes positive customer service to all internal and external parties
Plan and or coordinate coverage of position during planned absences
Position does require rotation of covering phones on Saturdays
Coordinate special projects
Maintain confidentiality of patient information
Exhibit an attitude which promotes harmony and goodwill in the workplace
Displays a clean, neat, professional appearance
Promotes quality, comprehensive services through a team approach
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Work requires knowledge of basic grammar and mathematical principles normally equivalent to a high school education.
Work generally requires three months of clerical or general office support experience to become familiar with activities involved with providing routine clerical support.
Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
As a world-class academic and health care system, Duke Health strives to transform medicine and health locally and globally through innovative scientific research, rapid translation of breakthrough discoveries, educating future clinical and scientific leaders, advocating and practicing evidence-based medicine to improve community health, and leading efforts to eliminate health inequalities.
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