May 07, 2022

PS Medical Secretary - PROVO

  • University of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Job Description

Details Open Date Requisition Number PRN30445B Job Title PS Medical Secretary Working Title PS Medical Secretary - PROVO Job Grade UGR FLSA Code Nonexempt Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes Standard Hours per Week 40 Full Time or Part Time? Full Time Shift Day Work Schedule Summary VP Area U of U Health - Academics Department 00269 - Orthopedic Surgery Operations Location Campus City Salt Lake City, UT Type of Recruitment External Posting Pay Rate Range $21.28 Close Date Open Until Filled No Job Summary Assist a large group of specialized pediatric orthopedic providers with scheduling surgical procedures at various locations, as well as obtaining insurance authorizations. This position will be housed primarily at our Provo location, but may be required to cover at current and future locations as needed. Responsibilities Place orders into iCentra and EPIC for each surgical procedure. Keeping detailed spreadsheets with authorizations and scheduling information. Assist in calendar maintenance for providers. Schedule procedures as well as follow-up clinic appointments in iCentra and EPIC . Assisting patient family with any surgical scheduling questions. Be able to triage, multitask and complete assigned work in a timely matter with minimal oversite. Float to the scheduling and patient check area as needed. Knowledge / Skills / Abilities Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above. Demonstrated organizational, human relations, and effective communication skills. Knowledge of medical terminology. Strong word processing and spreadsheet software skills. The incumbent may be required to prioritize tasks received from multiple staff members and determine the order of importance. Ability to use discretion and judgment when scheduling appointments, screening calls, coordinate procedures, tests and other treatments as it relates to the patients care. Ability to coordinate work processes with other departments, community, governmental or regulatory agencies and must understand the objective and policies governing the activities of the department and be able to effectively communicate this information to interested parties. Minimum Qualifications Required Two years of secretarial experience, or equivalency. Successful completion of medical software training may be required by a certain date within some departments. Preferred Two years of experience in a hospital, clinic or laboratory setting. Patient registration or related field experience. Preferences Type Benefited Staff Special Instructions Summary Additional Information The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Director/ Title IX Coordinator Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA) 135 Park Building Salt Lake City, UT 84112 801-581-8365 [email protected] Online reports may be submitted at For more information: To inquire about this posting, email: [email protected] (%[email protected]) or call 801-581-2300. The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules. This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

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