Medical Office Assistant
Working Title: Medical Office Assistant
Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff
Department: Department of Surgery
Posting Date: 07-17-2017
The Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia is seeking a full time Medical Office Assistant. This position responds in a timely fashion to the varying needs of patients, medical providers, and faculty members. The incumbent provides telephone reception, schedules patient appointments and procedures, coordinates travel, administrative, and clinical calendars. The incumbent is also responsible for transcription, word processing, photocopying, mail handling and other duties as assigned.
Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. At least one year of high level administrative and secretarial experience, including word processing is required.
This is a restricted position and is contingent on the continuation of funding.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of general office procedures and medical terminology.
Time management skills including ability to multitask.
Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and orally, including proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Ability to be professional in stressful or difficult situations and flexibility in responding in a timely fashion to the varying needs of patients, medical providers, and faculty members.
Ability to show initiative in problem solving and think outside the box.
Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and attention to detail are a must.
Ability to make procedural decisions and judgments.
E-mail a Friend: jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=82308