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Providence Health & Services Inpatient Secretary - Neurology Acute in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Inpatient Secretary II (Neurology Acute, 0.75 FTE, Day shift, 30 hours per week) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital in Spokane, WA.

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Under the general direction of the Nursing Unit management team, supports the operations of the nursing unit by serving as the receptionist / concierge for patients and visitors, answering incoming phone calls and call lights, monitoring supply inventory and ordering and stocking supplies. He/she will also review and accurately enter data into the electronic timekeeping system to ensure nursing unit employees are paid correctly.

In this position you will:

  • Customer Service: • Maintains and promotes positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, allied health professionals, employees, visitors, patients). Provides high quality service to all customers; focuses on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrates respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and guests within the mission/values of PSHMC.

  • Communication: • Promotes and demonstrates effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.

  • Self Management: • Demonstrates self-management behaviors which reflect a positive image of PSHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment.

  • Ownership /Stewardship and Accountability: • Demonstrates good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.

  • Teamwork: • Works cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.

  • Flexibility: Demonstrates flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work.

  • Greets / welcomes all patients and visitors to the unit.

  • Performs concierge duties for patients/families, i.e., gives directions, answers questions, etc.

  • Communicates facility policies to visitors, patients and staff (i.e. smoking, visiting hours, etc.).

  • Answers incoming phone calls and promptly addresses caller’s needs.

  • Screens phone calls and visitor requests for patient information to protect patient confidentiality.

  • Answers call lights. Communicates information to the nurse/other care team member, as appropriate.

  • Takes accurate telephone messages and repeats key information to verify accuracy.

  • Tactfully handles difficult situations; all contacts are handled professionally and always with courtesy.


Required qualifications this position include:

  • 2 years General office and/or Health Unit Coordinator experience.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Administrative (Non-Clinical)

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 331427