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Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program Unit Secretary, Per Diem in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Summary:

The per diem Unit Secretary fills in for open shifts. The purpose of the position is to provide phone coverage and support services which are essential to the overall functioning of the respite programs. The position is crucial to assure the continuity of patient care, providing an essential link for communication involving all departments and including transportation.

Hours: Monday – Friday 7am - 3:30pm & 2pm - 10:30pm; Saturday – Sunday 8am – 4:30pm; shifts will vary based on coverage needs.


  • Phone coverage and triage of calls

  • Scheduling and recording appointments

  • Facilitate transportation

  • Transcribe information

  • Collect, collate and enter data

  • Interface with patients and administrative staff and act as a member of the team of caregivers


  • Medical terminology

  • Strong computer skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Proficient reading and writing skills

  • Customer service skills

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum one year experience in a clinical setting

  • Secretarial training a plus

  • Bilingual a plus

  • Availability for occasional other shifts preferred

    Does this amazing opportunity interest you? Then we'd love to hear from you.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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