Clinic Assistant – Preoperative Evaluation Clinic

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Job Description

Why Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is top-ranked in more specialties than any other care provider according to U.S. News & World Report. As we work together to put the needs of the patient first, we are also dedicated to our employees, investing in competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit plans – to take care of you and your family, now and in the future. And with continuing education and advancement opportunities at every turn, you can build a long, successful career with Mayo Clinic. You’ll thrive in an environment that supports innovation, is committed to ending racism and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion, and provides the resources you need to succeed.

Responsibilities

Facilitates patient visits and supports the health care provider by anticipating and responding to patient needs and requests of the health care team. Allows care providers to focus on patient care by coordinating details of patient visits which include: rooming patients, taking vitals of patients, completing pre-examination record information, and managing the flow of patient materials. Obtain or verify patient demographics, medical insurance information, and properly advise patients of scheduling delays or changes to the appropriate individuals, and serving as a direct contact and resource to the patient. Perform related clerical duties such as processing prior authorizations which may include fax and on-line requests, as well as processing patient appointment communications and related materials.

 

Qualifications

Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. Basic computer knowledge.

Additional qualifications:

Additional languages preferred. Associate’s Degree and coursework in a healthcare related field is preferred (e.g., Administrative Clinic Assistant, Medical Office, Medical Assistant, Health Care/Medical Receptionist or comparable); Requires computer skills (i.e., Windows-based applications and intranet/internet use) with the ability to key board. Ability to work independently, be goal directed and have strong organizational skills. Effectively multitask without compromising quality. Excel in both verbal and written communication, including proper telephone etiquette, face-to-face interactions, and electronic communications. Ability to communicate with individuals and small groups with credibility and confidence. Ability to handle difficult situations, remain calm under stress, manage emotional situations, display empathy and maintain positive communication. Turn problems into opportunities by developing innovative and creative solutions. Demonstrate a friendly, positive attitude, as well as display energy and drive in performing daily responsibilities. Must be flexible as well as easily adapt to a changing work environment which will require ongoing maintenance of job-related skills/activities.

License or certification:

Maintains current Basic Life Support for Health Care Provides from one of the following programs; American Heart Association or American Red Cross. If a candidate does not currently have their Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers from one of the following programs: American Heart Association or American Red Cross the Basic Life Support, certification will be included as part of the orientation program.

 

Exemption Status

Nonexempt

Compensation Detail

$15.93 – $20.69 / hour

Benefits Eligible

Yes

Hours/Pay Period

64

Schedule Details

8-hour shifts, Monday-Friday, start/end time will vary between 7:15 am – 5:15 pm.

Weekend Schedule

No weekends or holidays

International Assignment

No

Site Description

Just as our reputation has spread beyond our Minnesota roots, so have our locations. Today, our employees are located at our three major campuses in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, Jacksonville, Florida, Rochester, Minnesota, and at Mayo Clinic Health System campuses throughout Midwestern communities, and at our international locations. Each Mayo Clinic location is a special place where our employees thrive in both their work and personal lives. Learn more about what each unique Mayo Clinic campus has to offer, and where your best fit is.

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to access job openings or to apply for a job are available.

Recruiter

Jennifer Schindeldecker