This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology. The position is located in the Wohl Clinic. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The Renal Division has an active clinical outpatient practice that cares for patients with Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Congenital Abnormalities and Renal Transplantation. The division has outpatient office hours Monday through Friday and approximately 15 physicians see patients in the outpatient setting
This position performs secretarial duties for our outpatient clinical practice.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Answers phone; triages calls and distributes calls/messages.
Sorts and distributes information received via fax.
Forwards information to various divisions, dialysis units or transplant office on non-outpatient CKD patients.
If no recent labs available, contacts patients to remind them of the need for lab work.
Places laboratory orders on-line with BJH, Quest and LabCorp labs.
Faxes lab requisitions to outside laboratories.
Reviews requests for medication refills.
Covers duties of second secretary during their absence.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification with two years of experience in a healthcare/medical related office setting.
The hiring range for this position is $14.31 - $17.88 per hour.
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.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G05.
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.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.