Office Assistant III-S, Evening Shift - SURGICAL PATHOLOGY-HISTOLOGY

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Evening - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
The Office Assistant III 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.

Locations
Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Employees must abide by all Joint Commission Requirements including but not limited to sensitivity to cultural diversity, patient care, patients rights and ethical treatment, safety and security of physical environments, emergency management, teamwork, respect for others, participation in ongoing education and training, communication and adherence to safety and quality programs, sustaining compliance with National Patient Safety Goals, and licensure and health screenings.
  • Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s).
  • 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.

Education Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience Qualifications
  • None required

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to be detail-oriented and to function with interruptions
  • Ability to maintain a friendly, helpful attitude under stress
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive material
  • Ability to multi-task in a busy environment with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the job
  • Ability to work as a team player
  • Ability to work effectively with a minimum of direct supervision
  • Knowledge of alpha and numeric filing
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology

Licenses and Certifications
  • None

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

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.