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The Clinic Assistant performs a variety of clerical duties associated with patient care unit operations. Further, the incumbent handles administrative duties, including filing records, scheduling lab work and hospital admissions, making follow-up calls, phoning in prescriptions, and calling to get lab test results.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
- Assembles, completes, and processes patients’ charts, and keeps patient records accurately identified.
- Transcribes doctors’ orders, and checks charts for incomplete histories and operative summaries, bringing issues to the attention of the appropriate member of the healthcare team for correction.
- Orders unit supplies to maintain inventory of the unit’s equipment stock and supplies.
- Assists with receiving, distributing, and sorting supplies brought to the unit.
- Obtains laboratory and x-ray reports and notifies doctors of results.
- Utilizes IDX RIS/PACS to track patient arrival times and advises front desk personnel of patient delays to maintain daily schedule.
- Greets patients upon arrival and verifies patient information.
- Directs patient to the dressing room and ensures the patient has changed into a gown and removed all metal items from their person.
- Documents all equipment issues and reports to appropriate managing staff.
- Assists in copying completed patient paperwork, delivering originals to front desk for scanning, and distributing copies to appropriate reading rooms.
- Receives telephone calls and responds to inquiries from visitors.
- Reports unusual incidents in a timely manner to appropriate supervisory personnel.
- Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Minimum 6 months of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
- Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
- Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
- Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
- Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
- Commitment to the University’s core values.
- Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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