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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC is one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Its internationally renowned physicians and scientists provide world-class patient care at Keck Hospital of USC, USC Norris Cancer Hospital, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital and more than 80 outpatient clinics in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

Keck Medical Center was ranked No. 16 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospital Honor Roll and among the top 3 hospitals in Los Angeles and top 5 in California. The hospital also ranked in the top 4 in urology (tie); top 10 in geriatrics; top 15 in ophthalmology, cardiology & heart surgery, gastroenterology & GI surgery and nephrology; top 20 in neurology & neurosurgery; top 25 in cancer; and top 35 in pulmonology & lung surgery.

Administative Assistant - Spine Center - Full Time 8 Hour Days (Non-Exempt) (Non-Union)

Spine Center Hospital Los Angeles, California

The Administrative Assistant for the Spine Center will provides administrative, secretarial, and patient care coordination for the Spine physicians, including but not limited to assisting with all aspects of appointment scheduling, surgery scheduling and general clinic coordination.  Individual will assist with office and clerical duties, including physician calendar management, meeting scheduling & coordination, correspondence management (mail, fax, email) on behalf of the physician, etc. This person will also assist the multidisciplinary team in coordinating patient referrals & appointments from external referral sources. Incumbent is also responsible for all aspects of spine surgery scheduling, including insurance authorizations, pre-operative clearances, resource coordination, and patient scheduling. Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Education: • High school graduate or equivalent. Minimum Experience/Knowledge: • 2-3 years of Administrative/office experience in a medical/clinical setting, preferably in an acute care or ambulatory care setting. • Formal secretarial training or equivalent education preferred. • Demonstrates professional English verbal and written communication skills. • Must have strong organization skills. • Computer literacy in word processing, spreadsheets, etc., is required • Knowledge of proper chart format. • Knowledge of medical terminology highly preferred. • Familiarity with word processing, IDX, Cerner, PBAR and scheduling software is preferred. Required License/Certification: • BLS for Healthcare Provider from American Heart Association card preferred. • Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.

REQ20087890 Posted Date: 07/06/2020

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