Medical Secretary
Allentown, PA 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description
Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest * Cancer Infusion Center
1240 S Cedar Crest Blvd, Allentown, PA
Clerical & Administrative Support
Full Time 40 hours, Day Shift, variable day shift hours
Posted 06/02/2023
Req # 58912
Union: N/A
Join a team that delivers excellence.
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is home to nearly 20,000 colleagues who make up our talented, vibrant and diverse workforce.
Join our team and experience firsthand what it's like to be part of a health care organization that's nationally recognized, forward-thinking and offers plenty of opportunity to do great work.

Come join Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute where you can be a part of the region's leading-edge cancer care team. Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute offers innovative cancer care to our community, including a vast network of clinical trials, innovative treatment options and compassionate support. Patients have access to an extensive team of cancer care professionals, including more than 45 board-certified and board-eligible surgical, medical and radiation oncologists and over 500 support colleagues. Services include prevention, detection, diagnosis, genetics, patient navigation, nutrition, social and psychological support, financial coordination, rehabilitation, clinical trials, multidisciplinary and coordinated care, surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hemophilia care, survivorship, palliative care and hospice support. Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute offers a range of cancer services at 6 convenient, patient-focused hospital locations, including the John and Dorothy Morgan Cancer Center at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)-Cedar Crest, the Cancer Center at LVH- Muhlenberg, the Cancer Center at LVH-Hazleton, the Cancer Center at LVH-Schuylkill, the Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center at LVH-Pocono and the Cancer Center at LVH-Hecktown Oaks. Patient care is also provided through Lehigh Valley Physician Group practice offices in Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, Pocono, Hazleton, Pottsville, Lehighton and Scranton. We have more than 15 Breast Health Services locations throughout the region and also offer community screening services through our mobile mammography coach. In calendar year 2021, the cancer program cared for more than 5,000 cancer patients in our community. Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute is also a member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Alliance, which provides patients with even more lifesaving care options and holds numerous national patient safety and excellence designations. To learn more about Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute please visit Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute at

Job Summary:
Provides support within a clinical department with primary responsibility for answering phones, scheduling and managing appointments including appropriate follow-up appointments, and conducting outreach calls on behalf of the clinician.

Education - Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED

Experience - Required:

  • 1 year experience working in a healthcare role.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities - Required:

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, ICD9, and ICD 10 codes.
  • Knowledge of quality metrics and commitment to enforcement of standards.
  • Knowledge of basic office practices, and customer service concepts.
  • Knowledge of patient rights and laws relative to those rights, such as HIPAA.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.

LVHN hospitals in the Lehigh Valley are the only hospitals in the region to have received Magnet recognition five consecutive times since 2002. This prestigious recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center demonstrates our commitment to nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes. LVHN is home to five clinical institutes. Each serve as a hub for innovation, collaboration and education. Our institutes include Lehigh Valley Topper Cancer Institute, Lehigh Valley Heart and Vascular Institute, Lehigh Valley Institute for Surgical Excellence, Lehigh Valley Fleming Neuroscience Institute and Lehigh Valley Orthopedic Institute. LVHN is also home to Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital, which is the only children's hospital in the region. This hospital gives our community access to more than 30 pediatric specialties, Children's ExpressCARE locations and a dedicated Children's ER.
We've been consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the top hospital in the region and among the best in the state. We're also Great Place to Work-Certified, which means an overwhelming majority of our colleagues have a positive experience at LVHN.
These designations tell you that LVHN is a great place to work from hire to retire. If you are someone who aligns with LVHN's core values - Compassion, Integrity, Collaboration and Excellence - you will have a rewarding and successful career here.
Influenza vaccination is required at most LVHN facilities for all colleagues with patient contact unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice, and is strongly encouraged for all colleagues. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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