Department Name: 7H361:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - INFECTIO
The department of Infectious Diseases is currently seeking a Clinical Services Technician (CST to provide clinical and clerical support. This position will report to the Practice Manager and will interact with staff, physicians, nurses, and a diverse patient population.
Clinical duties will include responsibilities with the scope of the license/certification such as taking medical history and vital signs, reconciling medication, intake of patient calls and communicating test results.
Clerical duties will include obtaining prior authorization on patient testing, authorizing prescription refills as directed, communicating patient health issues and taking verbal orders, completing registration, and collecting fees.
Good communication, organization and interpersonal skills necessary. Rooming patients, calling in refills, electronic medical records, computer skills, calling patients.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Have one or more of the following: 1. Kentucky Registered SRNA, 2. RN nursing student who has completed first fundamental course and a clinical, 3. Military Medic, 4. Acquired clinical services technician (CST) competencies through continuous employment in a CST role at UKHC for 12 months, 5. Graduate from a medical assistant program. BLS at time of hire through American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support certification for the Healthcare Provider.
CMA plus previous nursing assistance experience in an outpatient physician practice preferred.
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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