Patient Clerical Assistant / On-Call

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Posting Details

Job TitlePatient Clerical Assistant / On-CallRequisition NumberDU05498Department NameH3270:Nursing Practice and Support ServicesWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$11.06 - $16.27Type of PositionStaffPosition Time Status On CallRequired Education


Required Related Experience

1 year

Required License/Registration/Certification


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


Must be available to work all shifts (Days, Evenings, & Nights).
Must work at least 40 hours / month. Will be required to work some holidays / weekends.

Job Summary

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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

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

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

HS + 2 years of clerical experience is preferred

Deadline to Apply10/18/2020University 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. * This position requires that you work days, evenings, and/or night shift including some weekends and holidays. Are you able to meet the requirements of this position?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * This position requires you to be available for training on day shift between the hours of 7:00am till 3:30pm, Monday through Friday for approximately 6 to 8 weeks. Are you able to meet this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Which of the following best describes your years of experience working in a medical office or clinic?
    • None
    • More than 0, less than 1 year
    • More than 1 year, less than 2 years
    • More than 2 years, less than 3 years
    • More than 3 years
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter




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    Posted: 10/16/2020
    Application Due: 10/19/2020
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