Medical Secretary - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under general supervision, performs secretarial duties, which include work requiring knowledge of specialized medical/scientific terminology; performs general secretarial duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knowledge of specialized medical/scientific terminology
Written and verbal communication skills
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Ability to maintain records and files
Ability to make basic numerical calculations
Ability to learn and apply institutional policies and procedures
Ability to extract data from conversation and documents
Ability to transcribe data from recorded or direct dictation
Ability to compose a variety of memorandums and/or letters with only general direction
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to type and operate a personal computer and modern office equipment

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma; supplemented with two (2) years secretarial experience which includes one (1) year using medical/scientific terminology.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Triages urgent appointment requests from parents, pediatricians, internal hospital services and outside hospitals and ensure appropriate scheduling.

Obtains and verifies required documentation for patient exams and surgeries; schedules and pre-certifies tests and surgical procedures.

Triages prescription refill requests and eyeglass prescriptions for physicians and residents, obtains prior authorization as needed; triages telephone and MyChart requests for physicians and residents.

Coordinates clinic schedules for multiple ophthalmologists and optometrist.

Maintain databases for hospital reporting; coordinates patient transportation for state Medicaid patients; corresponds to inquiries from schools, government agencies, low vision services and optial shops.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Keyword Phrases

  • Ophthalmology
  • Medical Secretary
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Medical Center Staff
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Other
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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