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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 11/9/2016

Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) Boston, MA

Boston, MA
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Job Classification
Part Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED



Brigham and Womens Hospital is dedicated to:

* serving the needs of our local and global community

* providing the highest quality health care to patients and their families

* expanding the boundaries of medicine through research

* educating the next generation of health care professional

Every employee plays an important role in providing a positive impact on the organization and the people we serve. Your work will be distinguished by demonstrating respect and dignity in all interactions with patients, families and colleagues, excellence in customer service and job performance.

All employees are expected to embrace this commitment and demonstrate behavioral competencies in the following areas:

PEOPLE: Focus on serving the community through collaboration and respect

SELF MANAGEMENT: Accountability, professionalism and commitment to growth and development

ORGANIZATION: A commitment to quality, service and exceptional performance

Meeting these expectations is key to the success of your department and the organization.

This job description includes:

* General expectations for the position

* Addendum A - BWH Behavioral Competencies

* Addendum B - Job Specific Tasks and Responsibilities

* Addendum C Physical/Working Conditions


* Perform duties under moderate supervision with intermediate to advanced proficiency in administrative skills.

* Provide routine and more complex administrative support such as: typing memos and letters, answering telephones, and taking and distributing messages.

* Coordinate calendar and schedules including: coordinate calendars for several managers or coordinates events for department.

* Proofread and edit manuscripts, perform library or literature searches, and help to create and edit presentation materials. Work with less direction with ability to create more advanced material.

* Helps to prepare and edit grant applications and other related materials with less direction and more applicable knowledge of the process.

* Perform transcription of dictated physician notes.

* Assist with training and orienting staff as needed.

* Provide cross coverage as needed.

* Assist with special projects as directed.

* Follow HIPAA guidelines for the management of patient privacy and confidentiality.

* Other duties, as assigned.

Technical skills required:

* Knowledge of practice operations and standards.

* Understanding of procedures including filing, copying, scanning, printing, and faxing.

* PHONE SKILLS: Ability to use phone system (answer and screen calls, put on hold), handle more complex calls and give more detailed information.

* Verbal skills: Ability to interpret information as appropriate, answer more complex questions in the most professional manner and communicate in a professional, courteous, clear and concise manner.

* ORGANIZATION SKILLS: Ability to manage work processes in a neat and orderly way and to sort and alphabetize. Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively, follow established protocols, and work within systems.

* WRITING SKILLS: Ability to correspond and communicate with others clearly and effectively in writing (via e-mail, memo or interoffice note) and to take complete and accurate messages. May respond directly on behalf of manager/provider without direction or instruction.

* SYSTEM SKILLS: Ability to type and enter data effectively and at a more advanced level. Intermediate level computer skills including the ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation applications.

* Intermediate understanding and use of medical terminology.

* Intermediate comprehension of billing and fiscal information.

* Knowledgeable and compliant with all hospital, State and Federal requirements (where applicable to job performance), including policy and procedures with The Joint Commission and HIPAA.


* See Addendum A



1. PEOPLE: Focus on serving the community through collaboration and respect


DEFINITION: Maintain an environment where individuals value and respect differences in all situations. Stand firm against intolerance and bias to create a welcoming environment and respect all individuals regardless of race, gender identity, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental ability, religion, socio-economic status, or national origin.

* Work effectively with others who have diverse perspectives, talents, roles, backgrounds and/or styles

* Contribute to a positive team environment where differences are respected, supported and are free from stereotyping and offensive comments

* Be professional when approached about behaviors that might be perceived as disrespectful


DEFINITION: The ability to effectively articulate and receive information in a clear, concise and timely manner.

* Practice active listening skills

* Foster and maintain an environment that respects open dialogue, differences of opinion, as well as diverse communication styles

* Ensure that information is shared in a clear, accurate, and timely manner using the appropriate communication method for your audience

* Express oneself clearly and professionally in your verbal, non-verbal, written, and electronic communication


DEFINITION: Identifying opportunities and taking action to build relationships between ones area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve organizational goals.

* Take initiative to support others and build productive relationships that will lead to a cohesive workplace

* Interact effectively with other team members, departments and customers to accomplish organizational goals


DEFINITION: Understand how ones own work affects the organization as a whole and demonstrate a commitment to the organizational goals.

* Support and respect BWHs mission, vision, values and history

* Understand and recognize how your individual role and department impacts the organization

2. SELF MANAGEMENT: Accountability, professionalism and commitment to growth and development


DEFINITION: Demonstrate adaptability and openness to organizational changes needed to improve effectiveness and goals.

* Support and positively participate in organizational and/or job specific changes

* Initiate appropriate action when change is needed

* Be flexible and open to new ideas

* Adapt to shifting priorities


DEFINITION: Predisposed to pursue learning opportunities even outside own comfort zone, one stays abreast of new tools and methods, rising to add value and build challenge in current assignments.

* Demonstrate openness to learning from successes and failures

* Recognize and participate in learning opportunities

* Seek and share best practices


DEFINITION: Practice respect for self and others, and adhere to BWH standards, policies, and procedures at all times.

* Adhere to BWHs Code of Conduct, Guide to Ethical Standards, policies and procedures

* Align behavior with the organizational mission and values

* Practice respect in accordance to the BWH standards

* Demonstrate responsibility, reliability, and trustworthiness

3. ORGANIZATION: A commitment to quality, service and exceptional performance


DEFINITION: Responsible for meeting standards of performance or outcomes in a safe manner while avoiding risks.

* Align job performance with quality and safety standards (e.g. The Joint Commission, BWH and department specific standards)

* Adhere to established policies and procedures

* Take