Medical Office Assistant
Working Title: Medical Office Assistant
Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff
Department: Department of Plastic Surgery
Posting Date: 06-12-2018
The University of Virginia's Department of Plastic Surgery seeks a highly-motivated individual to provide general and clinical administrative support to its physicians. Duties include transcribing for physicians during clinic visits (scribe function) scheduling patients for the OR and clinic post op visits, obtaining and entering insurance referrals, and general administrative duties. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, data entry, telephone reception, customer service and support services to the clinical team such as coordinating meetings, providing clerical support for grant initiatives, coordinating licensure and credentialing documents, making travel arrangements, transcribing academic letters and preparing physician correspondence. This is a full-time, 40 hour per week position.
The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of one year of administrative experience. Typing skills are required. An associate's degree and one-to-two years of experience in a medical office environment are preferred. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to self-motivate are essential to success in this position. Strongly prefer someone with EPIC access and experience on EPIC Cadence and OpTime.
This position is restricted and contingent upon funding.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
2. Ability to provide excellent customer service.
3. Ability to key data and typing skills.
4. Ability to self-motivate and take initiative.
5. Attention to detail and accountability for results, particularly in patient scheduling and maintaining up-to-date calendars.
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