Patient Clerical Assistant/UKHC
Lexington - Kentucky (KY),
University of Kentucky
$11.50 - $17.39 an hour
Sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods performing data entry; repetitive motions, and occasionally standing or walking with objects up to 10 lbs.
Must be able to work three, 12-hour, 7pm-730am NIGHT shifts per week; will also be required to work some weekend and holidays.
The Patient Clerical Assistant’s primary responsibility is to support patient care delivery by processing physician orders, maintaining patient records, managing patient information and providing customer service. This involves working independently, acting as a communications liaison for patients, visitors, and all service departments involved in the care of the patient, as well as processing all requests/orders for patient care by fax/phone/computer/intercom and imprinters. Also includes filing, chart assembly and maintenance, maintaining patient records, and extensive verbal communication.
Receptionist skills, interpersonal skills, medical terminology, phone skills, computer efficiency, filing, and fax machine
Work experience in a medical clerical setting, preferred.
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