University of Utah Medical Secretary in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 08/03/2017
Requisition Number PRN07116N
Job Title Medical Secretary
Working Title Medical Secretary
Job Grade UGR
FLSA Code Nonexempt
Patient Care Job Code? Yes
Type Non Benefited Staff / Student
Standard Hours per Week 16
Full Time or Part Time? Part Time
Work Schedule Summary
Mondays and Fridays with occasional other days for staff coverage.
Is this a work study job? No
VP Area Health Sciences
Department 00913 - Pediatric Surgery Development
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range 14.02 - 22.43
NOTE: May close at anytime.
Medical secretary to a busy Pediatric Surgery office/clinic at both Primary Children’s Medical Center and Riverton locations.
As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Sciences exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The Health Sciences Center seeks faculty and staff who are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission.
Job duties include but are not limited to interacting with patients, performing both clinical and administrative tasks such as taking vital signs, answering phones, scheduling appointments, helping doctors and co-workers ensure that the patients have an exceptional experience. Very strong multi-tasking skills are essential.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
High school diploma or equivalency and four years secretarial experience or equivalency required; knowledge of medical terminology; strong word processing and spreadsheet software skills; demonstrated organizational, human relations, and effective communication skills also required. Successful completion ofIDXScheduling,IDXRadiology, Powerchart, ORmis and Allegra training may be required within a department-specific hiring date.
Preferred: Two years of experience in a hospital, clinic or laboratory setting. Patient registration or related experience also preferred.
This position is not responsible for providing patients care.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Special Instructions Summary
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: email@example.com or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient care employees to be immunized according to CDC standards. All patient care employees must receive the following vaccinations:
•Hepatitis B for some jobs
Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.We protect our patients, coworkers, and community by requiring all patient care employees to be immunized according toCDCstandards. All patient care employees must receive the following vaccinations:•MMR•Tdap•Varicella•2-step TB•Annual Influenza•Hepatitis B for some jobsLimited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.