The Staff Support Associate II/UKHC assists the department in meeting requirements regarding medical record maintenance and meeting customer service expectations for delivery of patient information for a variety of reasons such as direct patient care and research. Schedules all medical surgical cases and revises schedule as necessary; obtains pertinent information from physician's offices regarding procedures to be performed at the MOR; and evaluates information received from offices for completeness, and obtains any other information necessary pre-operatively. This person also schedules procedures in block format; coordinates specific scheduling requests for time and equipment with the Administrator and OR Manager/or designee; notifies surgeon's offices and the MOR staff of cancellations and re-scheduled cases. Maintains statistical data on a daily and monthly basis and can assume responsibilities of registration clerks, billers and controllers as necessary. Assists with general offices duties as necessary, i.e. answering phones, copying tasks, typing charts and remains calm and follows directions in emergency situations. Performs other Business Office duties as assigned.
Knowledge of basic administrative skills, medical terminology, and basic computer literacy; ability to work in a fast paced environment.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Experience with medical terminology preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.