University of Utah Health Care

  • Clinic Coordinator

    Requisition Number
    29197
    Reg/Temp
    Regular
    Employment Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Day
    Work Schedule
    M-F 9:00-5:30 with occasional variations
    Location Name
    Orthopaedic Center
    Patient Care?
    No
    City
    SALT LAKE CITY
    State
    UT
    Department
    UOC CST 40B SCHEDULE COORDINAT
    Category
    Surgical Services
  • Overview

    As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health 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. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

    This position functions as an assistant by performing and overseeing both office responsibilities and clinic-related duties.

    Responsibilities

    • Functions as primary liaison between physicians and their patients including: scheduling and confirming appointments; responding to patient calls by evaluating the nature and urgency and returning calls for the physicians whenever possible; and coordinating multiple appointments with other physicians and/or services.
    • Assists with the preparation and smooth operation of the clinic by making patient charts, referral letters and clinic schedule available; greeting and registering clinic patients; answering patient questions regarding policies, co-payments, fee schedules, etc.; and obtaining medical and insurance information and entering into the data base.
    • Maintains accurate and orderly patient medical records.
    • Completes initial patient billing process such as preparing charge sheets with procedure and diagnosis codes and entering charges into the computer data base.
    • Manages physicians daily office schedule including coordinating meetings with clinical and surgical demands; scheduling surgeries; and arranging lectures for residents and medical students.
    • Assists with the preparation of lecture handouts, resident evaluations, slides, and study protocols. Transcribes all dictations, correspondence, clinic reports, manuscripts, meeting minutes, and private patient notes.
    • Acts as liaison to medical students and residents by setting up their schedule, communicating about student affairs issues, and keeping files and records on each student.
    • Performs daily maintenance tasks such as filing, copying, answering phones, making travel arrangements, and screening and prioritizing mail.
    • Orders supplies and equipment, forms, keys, etc.
    • Provides data for monthly clinical statistical reports.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

    • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
    • Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.
    • Ability to provide care appropriate to the population served.

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    Required

    • Four years office experience or equivalency.

    Qualifications (Preferred)

    Preferred

    • Two years in a medical setting.
    • A typing speed of 40 wpm and completion of a medical terminology course may be preferred by some hiring departments.

    Working Conditions and Physical Demands

    Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

    • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

    Physical Requirements

    Listening, Manual Dexterity, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking

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