Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Gastroenterology. The position is located at Northwest Tower. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Position performs advanced secretarial duties such as updating EMR requiring substantial use of medical terminology, and maintains physician’s schedules.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transcribes medical documents such as physician’s letters, correspondence, nurse’s notes, and manuscripts; if order entry in the electronic medical record is part of the job function, completes requisitions/orders per Washington University guidelines.
Maintains physician’s daily appointment schedule and calendar, schedules meetings, arranges conference calls, reserves catering services, makes travel arrangements, and completes travel expense reports.
Schedules appointments and procedures for patients.
Updates patient EMR as needed.
Greets visitors, answers telephones, takes messages, and screens patient inquiries, providing information according to departmental procedures and policies.
Serves as liaison between patients, physicians, and staff, providing routine information to patient inquiries.
Assists administrative/clinical staff during peak times, vacations/illnesses.
Assists with retrieval and delivery of reports, films, etc.
Equivalent of high school diploma with 2 years of college or business school preferred.
3 years of related experience in medical office setting.
Ability to type and use various software packages, and working knowledge of medical terminology.
Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated decision-making skills and ability to work independently.
Working knowledge of general office equipment and computers (specifically Microsoft Office).
Ability to multitask effectively.
The hiring range for this position is $15.99 - $19.99 per hour.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G06.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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