Ascension Health Medical Secretary / St. Vincent’s / PP OB GYN St Aug Road / Full-Time / Day in Jacksonville, Florida

Job ID: 222078

Medical Secretary / St. Vincent’s / PP OB GYN St Aug Road / Full-Time / Day

Jacksonville, Florida


Additional Job Information

Title: Medical Secretary

City, State: Jacksonville, FL

Location: PP OB GYN St Aug Road

Department: PP OB GYN St Aug Road

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Day, 80 hours, Bi-Weekly

Marketing Statement

St. Vincent’s HealthCare, part of Ascension, is a faith-based, not-for-profit health system that has served the people of Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding communities since 1873. From its humble beginning to its current status as a regional healthcare system, St. Vincent’s HealthCare is widely recognized for delivering personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Schedules surgical procedures, appointments, resources, and/or equipment.


  • Gathers necessary demographic and clinical information and enters into appropriate database. Seeks appropriate resources to resolve issues about the type, date or location of prescribed procedures. May communicate pre-service requirements and instructions.

  • Schedules patient procedures in a manner that most efficiently utilizes the time and clinical resources. Makes necessary adjustments to the surgical schedule as changes occur to coordinate resources.

  • Coordinates and communicates schedules.

  • May assist with the coordination of activities, such as insurance pre-certification/authorization and resource usage and changes.

  • Assists patients with meeting their financial obligations by providing education regarding co-pays, coinsurance, deductibles, and related matters. Functions as liaison between the business office and practice staff.

  • Composes, types and transcribes correspondence, forms, reports, presentation materials and other written communications as required.

  • Schedules/coordinates meetings, conferences, special events, appointments and travel arrangements for medical staff. Maintains assigned calendar(s) for physicians. Evaluates documentation to ensure that appropriate, accurate, and complete information is maintained and appropriate authorizations are obtained.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned. For First Care associates: Medical Assistant responsibilities apply.



  • High school diploma or equivalent requiredFirst Care associates - Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program preferred

Work Experience:

  • 3+ years healthcare or medical office experience required. Able to operate typical office equipment, including computer, scanning equipment, copier, and fax. Experience in fast paced medical provider setting, medical terminology and medical coding preferred.First Care associates - Previous Medical Assistant experience preferred.

How To Apply

Applicants may proceed by clicking the "Apply Now" button. To apply later, return to the Employment page at

In addition, you may apply via one of our Employment Kiosks in the following locations:

St. Vincent's Medical Center Riverside, adjacent to Human Resources Employment and Employee Relations, Suite 1102 located at 1 Shircliff Way, Jacksonville, FL 32204 or at St. Vincent's Medical Center Southside in Human Resources, Suite 220 located in the Roger Main Building, 2nd floor, 4203 Belfort Road, Jacksonville, FL 32216

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent's Healthcare (SVHC) will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9). This law applies to individuals hired, including PRN, part-time and temporary employees and students.

Additionally, St Vincent's Healthcare is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is a web based program administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS Verification Division, and the Social Security Administration that supplements the current I-9 eligibility verification process. The program determines whether the information provided by the new hire matches government records and whether the new hire is authorized to work in the United States.