Patient Clerical Assist/On-Call/UKHC

Lexington, KY
Aug 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Per diem pool 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 communications.

Job Title
Patient Clerical Assist/On-Call/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Patient Clerical Assist/On-Call/Per diem pool

Department Name
H3270:Nursing Practice and Support Services

Work Location

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status
On Call

Required Education


Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

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


Must be available for a variety of shifts with some weekends required. Will also
be required to work one Summer and one Winter holiday. Must be available for
extensive orientation and training on any day of the week and on any shift.
Must work a minimum of 40 hrs/month


Receptionist skills, interpersonal skills, medical terminology, phone skills, computer efficiency, filing, and fax machine

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Work experience in a medical clerical setting, preferred.

Deadline to Apply

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. * How many years of paid work experience do you have working in a medical office or clinic?
    • None
    • More than 0, through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Have you ever worked in a very demanding or high volume clerical setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please describe a time when you provided exceptional customer service and include specific details regarding the situation.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter