16 days old

STEPS Medical Office Staff/Administrative Support

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title STEPS Medical Office Staff/Administrative Support
Requisition Number TE05220
Department Name 3J532:STEPS Temporary Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $11.95/hour - $15.13/hour
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

High School

Required Related Experience

-Previous experience working in an office clerical position

-Microsoft Office Suite

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time, lifting up to 30 pounds, repetitive motion, walking, computer work


Generally Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Job Summary

STEPS is currently seeking Medical Office Assistants for long and short term assignments. Responsibilities include:

-Answering telephones and direct calls to appropriate staff

-Schedule and confirm patient appointments, calendar management

-Operate office equipment such as voice mail messaging systems and use word processing, spreadsheet, data entry, or other software.

-Maintain medical records or correspondence files.

-Greet visitors, determine purpose of visit, and direct them to appropriate staff.

-Assure patients have completed necessary forms and collect insurance information.

-Special projects as assigned.

-Could include travel arrangements, accounts payable/receivable, and attending meetings

STEPS Temporary Employment is a service of UK Human Resources that meets the University’s need for temporary employees in departments of UK Healthcare and UK Campus. We staff a variety of jobs including administrative, technical, service, maintenance, skilled trades, laboratory, and office/clerical. Temporary assignments can vary in length for one day to six months, and occasionally up to a year or more. Our temporary positions offer great opportunities for those seeking flexible and fulfilling work experience. For those ultimately seeking regular full-time opportunities, temporary employment also offers an opportunity to network and to gain relevant university experience.

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

-Some college and one year of office/clerical experience preferred. Excellent customer service and communication skills.

-Proficiency in MS Word and Excel.

Deadline to Apply 12/12/2020
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.


Posted: 2020-11-12 Expires: 2020-12-12

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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