Medical Secretary III - Neurosurgery - 50110 | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Department Summary: The Department of Neurological Surgery provides comprehensive patient care services, from diagnosis through treatment. In existence since 1919, the Department offers its services at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital, both nationally recognized for excellence. Both hospitals are the most technologically advanced in the region, offering patients the latest in diagnosis and treatment. Essential Functions: POSITION SUMMARY: This position performs advanced secretarial duties, such as typing medical dictation requiring substantial use of medical terminology and maintains physician’s schedules . PRIMARY DUTIES AND 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. Preferred Qualifications: EPIC or other electronic health record experience. Expertise with Microsoft XP Professional, 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. Required Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent high school certification. Three years of related experience in a medical office setting. Benefits: This position is eligible for full-time benefits.  Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits:   https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7 . Internal Applicant Instruction: This position is grade G06. Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account.? If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor.?? To attach these documents, go to:? My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type ? Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation. Department Name/Job Location: This position is in the Department of Neurological Surgery, Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery.  This position is for the Medical School Campus. Job Type/Schedule: This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Salary Range: The hiring range for this position is $16.31 - $20.39 per hour. EOE Statement: Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Pre-Employment Screening: All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, 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.