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Patient Clerical Assistant/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Patient Clerical Assistant/UKHC
Requisition Number RE23390
Working Title PCA - KCH
Department Name H3060:Children's/Maternal/Psychiatric Svcs
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 05
Salary Range $12.50-18.65/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

HS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Physical Requirements

This position requires regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); intermittently standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; and occasionally standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds, and lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials, and exposure to loud noises, temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, cuts/punctures, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, and combative/violent people.

Shift

Must be able to work three, 12-hour, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. day shifts per week; shifts may include days, evenings, nights, and/or swing. Will also be required to work some weekends and holidays.

Job Summary

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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Receptionist skills, medical terminology, interpersonal skills, phone skills, keyboarding, filing, and fax machine.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

High school diploma and at least one year of clerical experience within a medical setting preferred.

Deadline to Apply 07/05/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2020-06-29 Expires: 2020-07-29

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