-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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Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Bone and Mineral Diseases. The position is primarily located at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital but will travel to CAM South County.
The Bone Health Program of Washington University School of Medicine offers a comprehensive approach to evaluating metabolic bone diseases, particularly osteoporosis and Paget�s disease of bone, and to recommending preventive and therapeutic measures.
Position functions as a Medical Assistant to physicians in the division; prepares and maintains exam rooms, prepares charts, obtains reports and records and assists with patient flow and smooth running of the clinical office.
Routes phone messages, patient questions, and telephone communications to appropriate personnel.
Monitors new and return patient contacts including scheduling of appointments and follow up appointments.
Maintains file system including chart preparation, computer data entry.
Monitor supplies and supply maintenance.
Assists with physician/patient correspondence.
Cleans and stocks exam areas.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week. Position hours are generally 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.
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.
The minimum to midpoint of the salary range is $13.89 to $17.01 per hour.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Normal clinical environment with exposure to ionizing radiation, bodily fluids, and electrical hazards, may lift, position, push and/or transfer patients at times and have some pressure caused by adherence to patient examination schedules.
High school diploma or GED; a Registered or Certified Medical Assistant with a minimum of 6 months of related work experience (examples of related fields include military medic, emergency medical technicians, Nurse’s Aide, physical therapy and nurse technicians, and certified athletic trainers); substitutions include
Medical Assistant certification/registration eligible with successful completion of certification exam within 6 months of hire date or within a shorter time frame if noted by hiring manager.
Graduate of an accredited nursing program (such as RN/LPN), or comparable allied health training program with a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.
Basic Life Support certification.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C05.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant program is highly preferred;
2 years or more of Medical Assistant experience highly preferred;
Electronic medical record experience.
Interactive communication skills with ability to work with physicians, patients, families, significant others, and support staff; must have strong interpersonal, organizational, and telephone skills, working knowledge of anatomy and physiology, fundamentals of medical terminology, and experience/knowledge working with electronic medical records.
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.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.