Office Assistant III - Pathology (53849)

Stanford Health Care

Palo Alto,CA  

2020-01-22 2020-02-21
administration hospital

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**Office Assistant III - Pathology (53849)**

+ Job Type:Full Time

+ FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:1.0/80

+ Shift:Days

+ Hours in Shift:8

+ Location:Palo Alto, CA

+ Req:53849

**Job Description**

Performs a variety of office support for the department, including telephone reception, reading reports over the telephone to healthcare providers, printing, mailing, faxing and otherwise distributing printed reports; filing and retrieving slides, tissue blocks, and other records; typing letters, manuscripts, miscellaneous reports, requisitions, schedules, and forms. Enters patent demographic and diagnostic data into departmental log books and computer. Edits transcribed reports as directed. Receives and processes autopsy requests. Maintains diagnostic coding system. Receives and processes consultation specimens. Submits information for billing, both for consultation services and hospital services. Plans and completes special projects as assigned.

·Answers telephones politely and promptly

·Codes diagnostic reports for research purposes.

·Demonstrates commitment to attaining high levels of customer satisfaction.

·Edits reports as directed.

·Enters patient demographic and diagnostic information in computer systems or departmental logs.

·Files all microscopic slides and blocks.

·Files reports and prepares for binding.

·Forwards calls to medical staff or takes messages.

·Greets physicians, hospital staff and patients in a friendly, professional manner.

·Pages medical staff for STAT situations.

·Prepares and submits billings for hospital services.

·Prints and files or distributes reports by mail, fax or interdepartmental mail.

·Processes Hospital purchasing and other miscellaneous forms.

·Receives specimens for consultation and submits billing for consultation services to appropriate department.

·Types letters, manuscripts, schedules, and miscellaneous reports.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

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Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience: None required

License/Certification: None required

SHC does not discriminate on the basis of Ancestry, Age, Color, Disability, Genetic information, Gender, gender identity, or gender expression, Marital status, Medical condition, Military or veteran status, National origin, Race, Religion, Sex, and Sexual orientation.
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