Patient Clerical Assistant/UKHC



The Patient Clerical Assistant's primary responsibility is to support patient care delivery by processing physician orders, maintaining patient records, managing patient information and providing customer service. This involves working independently, acting as a communications liaison for patients, visitors, and all service departments involved in the care of the patient, as well as processing all requests/orders for patient care by fax/phone/computer/intercom and imprinters. Also includes filing, chart assembly and maintenance, maintaining patient records, and extensive verbal communication.




Job Title
Patient Clerical Assistant/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE11353

Working Title
Patient Clerical Assistant/Markey Cancer Center 3BMT

Department Name
H3040:Cancer Services - Inpatient

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
04

Salary Range
$10.85-15.98/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

HS



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

1 yr



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

Sitting at computer workstation for extended periods including data entry; repetitive motions, and occasionally standing or walking with objects up to 10 lbs.



Shift

Must be able to work three, 12-hour, 7AM-7PM or 7PM-7AM shifts per week; will also be required to work some weekend and holidays.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Receptionist skills, medical terminology, interpersonal skills, phone skills, keyboarding, filing, and fax machine.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

High school diploma plus 1 year of experience working in a medical clerical setting, preferred.



Deadline to Apply
08/17/2017

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate the number of years of experience you have working with patients, doctors, nurses, etc.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 4 years
    • More than 4 years
  2. * Have you ever worked in a very demanding or high volume clerical setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have knowledge of medical terminology?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Rate your level of computer experience.
    • Basic
    • Moderate
    • Advanced
    • No computer experience
  5. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised?
    • UK Jobs Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Print Advertisement
    • On-line/Media Advertisement
    • Military Connection Advertisement
    • Job Fair
    • LinkedIn/Institute for Diversity
    • "I'm Interested" page on Nurse Recruitment website
    • Facebook
    • CareerBuilder
    • Other


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

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