Vanderbilt University Medical Center Medical Receptionist - Psych (Adults) in Nashville, Tennessee

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The Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital is accepting applications for a Medical Receptionist. This is a full time position (day shift) within our 88 bed hospital. In this role, you will support delivery of patient care by providing clerical and receptionist services to patients, families, visitors, staff, physicians, departments that support patient care, and all other customers of a Patient Care Unit. Facilitates efficient workflow, supports appropriate use of technology, and fosters effective communication in order to support institutional mission and credo.

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  • US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( Bill Wilkerson Center at ), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Education and Training

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  • The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score

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Key Functions and Expected Performances:

Communication: Provides excellent customer service as evidenced by clear, direct and courteous interactions in a timely fashion

Technology: Utilizes all available equipment and resources in a manner that results in smooth, continuous workflow.

Facilitation/Coordination: Demonstrates collaborative approach in the workplace and coordination if work area activities that facilitates excellence in customer service.

We look forward to reviewing your education and work experiences. Thank you for selecting Vanderbilt University Medical Center as one of your career options.

Essential Elements:

  • One year of receptionist/administrative experience or the equivalent

  • High school graduate or GED

Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR): Administrative Certificate is preferred

Job Clinical Support

Organization: VPH Adult I Program 202753

Title: Medical Receptionist - Psych (Adults)

Location: TN-Nashville-Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH)

Requisition ID: 1806191