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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC includes the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; the USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice; the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

Administrative Assistant - Orthopaedic Clinic - Full Time 8 Hour Days

USCKH - Orthopaedic Clinic Los Angeles, California

The Administrative Assistant for the Orthopedics department will provides administrative/secretarial support for the Orthopedic Doctor in the Joint Replacement Services, including but not limited to assisting with all aspects of patient care, scheduling and coordinating the outpatient clinic, patient appointments and follow up.  This individual will also assist with office and clerical duties, such as the scheduling of follow up appointments for post surgical patient care, and organizing an efficient case flow of the clinic’s scheduling.  This person will also assist the multidisciplinary team in managing the care of patient’s through all phases of in-take and evaluations listed by acting as a liaison between the clinic and the referring physicians.  Additionally, this person will also coordinate calendars and priorities throughout the day as well as independent and collaborative projects as needed. 


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 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.


REQ20052925 Posted Date: 11/07/2017

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