Medical Secretary Shawnee Family Medicine

Bon Secours Mercy Health

At Bon Secours Mercy Health, we are dedicated to continually improving health care quality, safety and cost effectiveness. Our hospitals, care sites and clinicians are recognized for clinical and operational excellence.

Medical Secretary – Lima

Job Summary:

The Medical Secretary is the first line of quality service to our patients and the community. Additionally, the Medical Secretary will be responsible for processing patient registration, verifying demographics, obtaining insurance cards, and patient identification. Responsibilities include scheduling appointments, transcribing orders, explaining financial options to patients, and updating medical records accurately and efficiently.

Essential Functions:

Provides strong communication and excellent customer service skills by greeting patients and the community in a respectful manner

Process admission paperwork and basic insurance verification, ensuring accurate patient identity for hospital billing systems

Ability to answer internal and external calls in a friendly and helpful manner

Must possess the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems promptly

Ensures patient flow is maintained and informs Supervisor of any department and patient issues immediately

Coordinates and prioritizes bed placement needs to ensure prompt and appropriate placement of patients

Other duties as assigned


High School Degree or GED


Prior experience in patient registration/healthcare preferred but not required

Knowledge of medical terminology and ICD-9 coding is preferred but not required

Skills & Abilities:

Possesses problem-solving skills, basic computer skills, 40 WPM typing skills with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Engage with staff and patients in a professional manner

Basic math skills

Many of our opportunities reward your hard work with:

Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

Prescription drug coverage

Flexible spending accounts

Life insurance w/AD&D

Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

Paid time off

Educational Assistance

And much more

Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email . If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at