Clinic Assistant at Careerbuilder in Miami, Florida

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

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The Department of Neurological Surgery is currently seeking a Clinic Assistant. The incumbent in this position 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.

Answers main telephone line for the department: triage incoming calls, responds to questions, directs calls, documents messages in a timely and efficient manner, while providing exceptional customer service. Greets visitors and callers, handles their inquiries, and directs them to the appropriate staff according to their needs. Provides cross coverage for co-workers when assigned or as the need arises.

Maintains confidentiality of all information. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets. Assists with general administrative task, such as Uploading of CDs (radiology imaging) and visitation logs.Maintains a tidy and clean reception area.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.



High school diploma or equivalent

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Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

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