Northwell Health Sr Secretary/Secretary II(Temp)LIJ in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 001UEP

Job Category Medical Clerical/Secretarial

Job Description

As Senior Secretary/Secretary II you will perform diversified clerical duties including but not limited to typing, taking dictation, scheduling appointments, maintaining files, etc.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs diversified clerical duties which may include but are not limited to:

  • Typing various correspondence, reports, articles, etc.

  • Taking dictation.

  • Transcribing from a dictaphone.

  • Scheduling appointments, meetings, etc.

  • Maintaining files.

  • Takes minutes at meetings.

  • Receptionist duties.

  • Record keeping.

  • Patient filling, collecting payments.

  • Preparation of statistical data.

  • Keeps inventory of supplies.

  • Orders supplies.

  • Miscellaneous duties related to dept.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Demonstrated secretarial know-how and ability obtained by either:

  • Minimum of one (1) year secretarial experience


  • Graduation from an accredited secretarial science program of two (2) years duration or longer that includes an internship program


  • Minimum of eighteen (18) months in an LIJMC position using diversified clerical and interpersonal skills including, but not limited to, scheduling appointments, maintaining files, effective communications, answering phones and taking messages.

  • Proficiency in medical terminology gained either:

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a capacity requiring such knowledge.


  • Successful completion of an approved LIJ internal program within two (2) years of application.


  • Through acceptable formal education or training.

  • Ability to perform word processing functions required. Type 55 wpm.

  • Ability to operate a Dictaphone, where required.

Our Culture

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us:

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.