Research/Lab Technician II - Chemistry

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Medical Lake, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime

Scheduled Hours
40


Position Summary
This position performs advanced secretarial duties, such as typing medical dictation - which requires substantial use of medical terminology - and maintaining the physician's schedules.


Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Transcribes medical documents, such as physician’s letters, correspondences, nurse’s notes, and manuscripts; if order entry in the electronic medical record is part of the job function, completes requisitions/orders per Washington University guidelines.
  • Maintains physician’s daily appointment schedule and calendar, schedules meetings, arranges conference calls, reserves catering services, makes travel arrangements, and completes travel expense reports.
  • Schedules appointments and procedures for patients.
  • Prepares patient charts, including delivering work-ups.
  • Greets visitors, answers telephones, takes messages, and screens patient inquiries, providing information according to departmental procedures and policies.
  • Serves as a liaison between patients, physicians, and staff, providing routine information to patient inquiries.
  • Assists administrative/clinical staff during peak times, vacations/illnesses.
  • Assists with retrieval and delivery of reports, films, etc.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of college or business school.
  • Ability to type and use various software packages.
  • 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).


Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
  • Three years of related experience in a medical office setting.


Grade
G06-H


Salary Range
$16.64 - $24.95 / Hourly

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


Benefits Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.


EEO/AA Statement
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.


Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.


Applicant Instructions
When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two “Quick Apply” options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.

Scheduled Hours
40


Position Summary
This position performs advanced secretarial duties, such as typing medical dictation - which requires substantial use of medical terminology - and maintaining the physician's schedules.


Job Description

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Transcribes medical documents, such as physician’s letters, correspondences, nurse’s notes, and manuscripts; if order entry in the electronic medical record is part of the job function, completes requisitions/orders per Washington University guidelines.
  • Maintains physician’s daily appointment schedule and calendar, schedules meetings, arranges conference calls, reserves catering services, makes travel arrangements, and completes travel expense reports.
  • Schedules appointments and procedures for patients.
  • Prepares patient charts, including delivering work-ups.
  • Greets visitors, answers telephones, takes messages, and screens patient inquiries, providing information according to departmental procedures and policies.
  • Serves as a liaison between patients, physicians, and staff, providing routine information to patient inquiries.
  • Assists administrative/clinical staff during peak times, vacations/illnesses.
  • Assists with retrieval and delivery of reports, films, etc.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Two years of college or business school.
  • Ability to type and use various software packages.
  • 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).


Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
  • Three years of related experience in a medical office setting.


Grade
G06-H


Salary Range
$16.64 - $24.95 / Hourly

The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.


Pre-Employment Screening
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.


Benefits Statement
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.


EEO/AA Statement
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.


Diversity Statement
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment – fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.


Applicant Instructions
When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two “Quick Apply” options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the “Quick Apply” page by clicking “Next” at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.

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