Patient Clerical Assistant/UKHC
Patient Clerical Assistant/UKHCRequisition Number:
PCA - Kentucky Children’s Hospital, Discharge Appointment SchedulerDepartment Name:
H3060:Children's/Maternal/Psychiatric SvcsWork Location:
Lexington, KYGrade Level:
$12.50-20.00/hourType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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1 yrRequired License/Registration/Certification:
This position requires regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); intermittently standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; and occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds, and lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials, and exposure to loud noises, temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, cuts/punctures, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, and combative/violent people.Shift:
Monday through Friday, 8:30 am- 5:00 pm; will also be required to work some weekends and holidays.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:
Basic administrative skills such as receptionist abilities (including phone, keyboarding, filing, and fax machine skills); knowledge of medical terminology; and interpersonal skills.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
High school diploma and at least one year of clerical experience within a medical setting preferred.Deadline to Apply:
02/22/2021University 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.
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