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The clinical administrative support unit at Cornell Health provides business and administrative operational support for the Medical and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) departments at Cornell Health. Clinical administrative support professionals partner in every patient and client's experience of care, working with Medical and CAPS providers in pursuit of an integrated service delivery model with focus on confidentiality, sensitivity, compassion, and excellent customer service, in addition to maintaining the data and analytics support for clinical schedules and operational functioning of the departments.
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
Under general supervision of a Clinical Administrative Supervisor, the Clinical Administrative Assistant (CAA) broadly supports the clinical and professional staff in the Counseling and Psychological Services and Medical departments of Cornell Health, provides the first and last interface with Cornell Health's patients and clients, and serves as a point of contact for campus and community partners. The CAA utilizes the Electronic Health Record System (EHR) to provide smooth and efficient client/patient scheduling and flow. This includes check-in and check-out, administration of surveys and questionnaires when needed, acting as a liaison between clinical staff and students, and providing general administrative support.
Excellent communication skills are necessary, as this position is involved in regular communication with several parties, both internal and external to the university
Superb organization skills, including the ability to follow protocols, multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
Exceptional customer service skills, with a focus on creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere for a diverse population
Capable of working independently with limited supervision and guidance
Formal training beyond high school of one to two years, with two to four years of work experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience providing support in a high-demand, high-volume office setting that includes in-person customer interactions
Experience with the effective use of the Microsoft Office suite and/or other productivity applications is highly desirable
Experience handling and maintaining the security of sensitive and confidential information
At least one year of relevant experience in a mental health and/or a primary care medical setting
Experience with handling confidential information under The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and/or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Previous work experience with college-age population
Knowledge of Cornell community
Please note: These positions are not eligible for visa sponsorship. These positions are OSHA category BBP1; TB1; ERG2.
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