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.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Medicine - Medicine Multispecialty Center. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
This is a student intern role. Performs select administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a licensed or certified healthcare professional; administrative duties may include scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, patient billing, and coding medical information for insurance purposes; clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and providing medical attention as directed by physician or nursing staff.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepares treatment or exam rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean; cleans and sterilizes equipment, instruments, rooms, etc. and appropriately disposes of contaminated supplies.
Interviews patients via phone or in person to obtain medical information or schedule various activities; creates, updates, and coordinates various medical records and files.
Measures patient vital signs including weight, and height. Collects blood, tissue, or other laboratory specimens, logs the specimens, and prepares them for testing. Accurately records results in the electronic medical record.
Escorts patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician, nurse practitioner or nurse.
Interacts with patients providing various routine information such as explaining treatment procedures, medications, diets, or various pre-established instructions to patients.
Perform routine laboratory or cardiology diagnostic tests as directed by provider.
Provides clerical and administrative support, including answering phones, routes messages, reviews schedules, filing, and back-up support for others.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Basic Life Support certification (Online BLS certifications, those without a skills assessment component, are not sufficient to meet the BLS requirements).
College or medical assistant school training or some college preferred.
Previous related work experience in healthcare environment.
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing (experience in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint preferred), managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology; abilities with verbal and interpersonal communication skills to communicate with patients and family members of patients.
The hiring range for this position is $12.36 - $14.68 per hour.
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.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 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
HR website (hr.wustl.edu)
Applicant Special Instructions:
Please upload the following medical license/certification requirements:
Any additional license or certifications you may have.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C03.
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.
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.