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Department Secretary - Surgical Services

OrthoNebraska Omaha, NE

Job Description

OrthoNebraska is focused and dedicated to the complete care and treatment of the orthopaedic patient. As the area’s leading provider of orthopaedics, we committed to provide exceptional patient care with 24 beds, 12 operating rooms and clinic locations across Iowa, Nebraska and Missouri. OrthoNebraska offers comprehensive care that includes both surgical and non-surgical intervention and is supported by a range of sub-specialized providers. OrthoNebraska specializes in the diagnostic, surgical and rehabilitative needs of persons with musculoskeletal conditions. Our facilities are state-of-the-art and focused on high quality, cost effective care. Our staff is chosen for their experience and passion for outstanding patient care.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Associates Degree or professional secretarial training preferred.
  • BLS required within 60 days of hire.


  • Minimum of 2 years of customer service experience required.
  • 2-3 years of experience in an administrative assistant role or secretarial role.
  • Demonstrated experience working with minimal supervision or direction.
  • Working knowledge of numerous software programs including Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Calendar management experience including the coordination of complex executive meetings.
  • Previous experience in a health care setting preferred.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Must demonstrate exceptional organizational abilities and attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Must think proactively and have the ability to research issues and problem solve independently.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of commitment, professionalism, trust, integrity, & be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be able and willing to adapt to change and have the ability to work well with others.
  • Must be able to build rapport with physicians, staff, leadership, and external resources.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative assistance and support to the Surgical Services Manager to include arranging meetings, conferences, scheduling appointments, creates and assists in the development of presentations, letters, reports, and other materials/documents.
  • In the absence of the Surgical Services Manager, uses judgment in disposition of matters that minimizes the impact of their absence.
  • Answer, screen, route, take messages and/or provides basic information on incoming phone calls.
  • Manages mail including in and out boxes for the Surgical Services Manager.
  • Coordinates staff payroll for Surgical Services and Sterile Processing departments.
  • Maintains the call schedule for clinical staff
  • Maintains confidentiality related to all sensitive information.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Details

Date Posted September 11, 2017
Date Closes October 11, 2017
Address 2808 S 143rd Plaza
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Surgical Services
Function Unit Secretary
Job Type Part-time Employee
Monday through Friday 11:00am - 5:00pm
Hours 30 hours per week; Benefit Eligible
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 43-9061.00 Office Clerks, General
Zipcode 68144
Name Taylor Petersen
Address 2808 South 143rd Plaza
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68144
Phone 402-609-2000
FAX 402-609-2020

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • College Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Cafeteria / Food
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Holiday Party
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence
  • Wellness Program

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