Staff Support Associate II/UKHC

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Lexington, KENTUCKY
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 02 Oct 2017

Posting Details

Job Title Staff Support Associate II/UKHC
Requisition Number RE11805
Working Title OR Scheduler
Department Name H3320:Perioperative Services
Work Location Lexington
Grade Level 06
Salary Range $13.45-20.13/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


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Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for extended periods of time.


Monday – Friday day shift.

Job Summary

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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Knowledge of basic administrative skills, medical terminology, and basic computer literacy; ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Experience with medical terminology preferred.

Deadline to Apply 10/02/2017
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.

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