Advertised Summary Job Description: The incumbent will provide clerical support in a busy Anatomic Pathology service unit. Will perform a number of clerical duties pertaining to the processing of Slide Send Out requests presented by various requestors eg. patients, law offices, clinical trials and research. Will handle incoming phone calls, facsimiles and mail pertaining to slide requests. Obtain patient release authorization forms/consents and applicable processing fee. Request re-cuts selected by the Pathologist on key slides from Histology lab. Prepares packaging for shipping; completes research slides/blocks retrieval, files, archives and refiles blocks and slides using electronic barcoding and tracking system. Also will be responsible for transporting surgical specimens, requisitions, slides, blocks, documents to/from offsite warehouse and throughout the medical center. Performs other duties necessary to the functioning unit.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires Bachelor's degree plus two to three years of related experience or equivalent in education and/or business experience
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Must have excellent computer skills.
Must be able to walk up to 3 miles/day.
Preferred Qualifications: Typing experience.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_174969
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