Medical Receiving Assistant

Job description

Medical Receiving Assistant

Job no: 677543
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 07
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory 10046059
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Clerical Technical- CT, Veterinary/Animal Care, Union
Position Summary

This is a clerical position in a fast-paced, customer service environment; will include answering and directing phone calls; extensive interaction with clients (veterinarians, veterinary technologists and animal owners) by telephone and in person; data entry and editing using multiple software programs; preparing purchase requisitions; work in a team environment requiring regulatory compliance to university, state and federal safety and quality requirements. Duties associated with this position involve working on a video display terminal 90 percent of the time with some walking, bending and stooping.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge normally acquired from specialized training such as that acquired in up to one year of college or technical school in a medical/science area; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in medical or veterinary medical terminology; experience in word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, calendaring software; experience in typing and filing; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Ability to work in a fast-paced, time-limited group environment while maintaining high quality work standards; experience with basic Windows functionality and Microsoft office products including but not limited to, Excel and Word; ability to adapt easily to various software applications; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; experience in a medical or veterinary work environment; customer service skills; experience in data entry; ability to type 46-60 words per minute; ability to function as a team member within and across multiple levels of operations; demonstrated work orientation that includes strong organizational and multi-tasking skills; ability to take initiative; working knowledge of university policies and procedures; ability to work with accuracy.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume, Cover Letter, and Listing of 3 professional References

Special Instructions

Please provide the names and contact information (email and telephone number) for 3 professional references.

Work Hours

Work hours are Monday through Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., but may vary and will include weekends and holidays on a rotational basis.

Summary of Physical Demands

Duties associated with this position involve working on a video display terminal 90 percent of the time with some walking, bending and stooping.

Bidding eligibility ends on 10/20/2020 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Oct 14, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Oct 20, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time




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