Sr. Clinic Assistant (Human Genetics)

Updated: 7 days ago
Location: Miami, FLORIDA
Job Type: FullTime

Current Employees:

If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet .

Transforming Lives

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.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

About This Position

The Department of Human Genetics at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting career opportunity for a Sr. Clinic Assistant. The Sr. Clinic Assistant works directly with patients and various healthcare facilities to obtain patient information for medical records in preparation for first clinic visits. The Sr. Clinic Assistant also assists with patient care, such as nursing activities and laboratory collections.

The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Obtain vital signs and weight, rooming patients
  • Maintain patient flow during clinics that will include collection and mailing of samples
  • Completing requisition, entering orders, referrals in U-Chart. Uploading scanned documents and images in U-Chart as needed. In charge of preparing items to be given to scanning team
  • Assisting physician in setting up for various in-office minor procedures.
  • In charge of making sure clinic exam rooms are clean, orderly, well stocked and that all equipment is in working condition and locked cabinets when appropriate.  Will resolve of let supervisor know of issue
  • Maintains examination work-up forms and all other pertinent medical forms in exam rooms and in stock readily available to physicians for patient care.
  • Answers telephone in a professional and diligent manner, relaying messages via the appropriate method in a timely fashion and follow up when required. Will escalate to supervisor as needed. And is available for escalation from the department’s clinic assistant

  • Answers e-mails, U-Chart messages in a timely manner
  • Register patients, schedules appointments, triage to make sure that all appointments are scheduled correctly
  • Verifies insurance coverage on patients for their visit & works with both Billing and CIV to coordinate cancellations for billing purposes
  • Prepares medical records for clinics, gather test results and others as requested by providers & counselors.  Also makes sure that the Clinic Assistant has the correct clinic prep
  • Routes Medical record requests to the correct on campus time
  • Assists with registering patients in UChart for the Department’s Biochemical and Molecular Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory. (BMGDL)
  • Assists with uploading BMGDL test results to patient’s UChart record.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent with at least three years of relevant experience. Possess an active State of Florida CNA license. Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail. Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines. Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion. Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary. Commitment to the University’s core values. Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

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.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

h82

Current Employees:

If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet .

Transforming Lives

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.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

About This Position

The Department of Human Genetics at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting career opportunity for a Sr. Clinic Assistant. The Sr. Clinic Assistant works directly with patients and various healthcare facilities to obtain patient information for medical records in preparation for first clinic visits. The Sr. Clinic Assistant also assists with patient care, such as nursing activities and laboratory collections.

The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Obtain vital signs and weight, rooming patients
  • Maintain patient flow during clinics that will include collection and mailing of samples
  • Completing requisition, entering orders, referrals in U-Chart. Uploading scanned documents and images in U-Chart as needed. In charge of preparing items to be given to scanning team
  • Assisting physician in setting up for various in-office minor procedures.
  • In charge of making sure clinic exam rooms are clean, orderly, well stocked and that all equipment is in working condition and locked cabinets when appropriate.  Will resolve of let supervisor know of issue
  • Maintains examination work-up forms and all other pertinent medical forms in exam rooms and in stock readily available to physicians for patient care.
  • Answers telephone in a professional and diligent manner, relaying messages via the appropriate method in a timely fashion and follow up when required. Will escalate to supervisor as needed. And is available for escalation from the department’s clinic assistant

  • Answers e-mails, U-Chart messages in a timely manner
  • Register patients, schedules appointments, triage to make sure that all appointments are scheduled correctly
  • Verifies insurance coverage on patients for their visit & works with both Billing and CIV to coordinate cancellations for billing purposes
  • Prepares medical records for clinics, gather test results and others as requested by providers & counselors.  Also makes sure that the Clinic Assistant has the correct clinic prep
  • Routes Medical record requests to the correct on campus time
  • Assists with registering patients in UChart for the Department’s Biochemical and Molecular Genetics Diagnostic Laboratory. (BMGDL)
  • Assists with uploading BMGDL test results to patient’s UChart record.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent with at least three years of relevant experience. Possess an active State of Florida CNA license. Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail. Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines. Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion. Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary. Commitment to the University’s core values. Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

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.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

h82
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