This position performs advanced secretarial duties, such as typing medical dictation requiring substantial use of medical terminology and maintains physicianâ™s schedules.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Acts as a liaison between surgeon, nurse, patient and other staff.
Answers phone calls and assists patients/others in a timely, efficient and courteous manner.
Performs general secretarial duties, such as typing/editing medical dictation and general correspondence.
Maintains accurate electronic patient chart by scanning and filing in a timely manner.
Provides photocopy and fax services, sorts and distributes mail.
Completes task lists for patient requests.
Makes surgeon's travel arrangements and expense reimbursements as needed.
Maintains memberships, societies, licensure and curriculum vitae.
Maintains physician calendar and acts as key contact for meeting requests.
Processes medical record requests following HIPAA guidelines.
Completes special projects as assigned.
Serves as a back-up for other job functions within the team during peak times, vacations, and illnesses.
EPIC or other electronic health record experience.
Expertise with the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word.
Two years of college or business school.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
Extremely organized and able to do multiple tasks at the same time.
Ability to use discretion and exercise good judgment.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Three years of related experience in a medical office setting.
$16.64 - $24.95 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an 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 is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
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