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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Job Type/Schedule
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location
This position is in the Department of Surgery. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Essential Functions
Position performs advanced secretarial duties such as typing medical dictation requiring substantial use of medical terminology and maintains physician's schedules.
1. Manages medical documents in Epic, (physician's letters, correspondence, nurse's notes); if order entry in the electronic medical record is part of the job function, completes requisitions/orders per Washington University guidelines
2. Maintains physician's daily appointment schedule and calendar, schedules meetings, arranges conference calls, reserves catering services, makes travel arrangements, and completes travel expense reports
3. Schedules appointments and procedures for patients
4. Prepares patient charts, including delivering work-ups
5. Greets visitors, answers telephones, takes messages, and screens patient inquiries, providing information according to departmental procedures and policies
6. Serves as liaison between patients, physicians, and staff, providing routine information to patient inquiries
7. Assists administrative/clinical staff during peak times, vacations/illnesses
8. Assists with retrieval and delivery of reports, films, etc.
Required Qualifications
* Equivalent of high school diploma with 2 years of college or business school preferred; 3 years of related experience in medical office setting; if order entry in the electronic medical record is part of the job's function/responsibilities, Medical Assistant certification/registration-eligible with successful completion of certification exam during orientation period (6 months), or otherwise noted by the hiring manager is required
* If order entry in the electronic medical record is part of the job's function/responsibilities, Registered/Certified Medical Assistant or successfully achieve Medical Assistant registration/certification or pass assessment-based recognition (ABR) exam within 6 months of hire date or within a shorter time frame if noted by hiring manager
Preferred Qualifications
Ability to type and use various software packages, and working knowledge of medical terminology; effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills; demonstrated decision-making skills and ability to work independently; working knowledge of general office equipment and computers (specifically Microsoft Office, Outlook).
Salary Range
The hiring range for this position is $15.68 - $19.60 per hour.
Pre-Employment Screening
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
* Retirement Savings Plan
* 22 vacation days
* 8 Paid Holidays
* Sick Time
* Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children
* Free Metro Link/ Bus pass
* Free Life Insurance
* Health, Dental, Vision
* Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
* Long Term Disability Insurance
* Flex Spending Plan
* Other Benefits
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EOE Statement
Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
*Job Title:* Medical Secretary III (MA Certified) - Surgery - 40343
*Job ID:* 40343
*Location:* Medical School
*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time
*Regular/Temporary:* Regular

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