ANNOUNCEMENT OF Professional Vacancy

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK · DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER  
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
Department: SURGERY TRANSPLANT DIVISION Job Title: TH STAFF ASSISTANT II
Professional  Rank: SL-1 Descriptive Title: ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
Salary Range: $34,276.00-$72,363.00+$3,026.00* Line Number: Line# 53496
Additional Position Information: * Represents Location Pay for full-time appointees. Hours of work: 8AM - 4PM. Days of Week: Monday - Friday. Hours per week: 37.5
Brief Description of Duties:
The Administrative Assistant supports the division through organization of general office procedures, efficiency in telephone messaging, and preparation and distribution of “on call schedules” and correspondence. The incumbent is also responsible for coordination of physicians’ calendars, scheduling and coordinating of divisional meetings, and utilizing transplant databases for information management. Required to handle high volume phone calls, triage calls, prioritize calls and direct to appropriate staff members. Schedule appointments for pre-transplant evaluations and re-evaluations. Register patients in hospital based system before office visit; obtain authorization from insurance companies for procedures prior to patients scheduled appointment. Confirm patient appointments, set up charts for new patients, pull patient charts for physicians/NP/RN coordinators. Maintain and coordinate patient files/charts, lab request, lab work reports, insurance claim forms. Any additional duties as per the need of the department. Must be highly flexible and willing to take on new responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION

All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior.   Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
Qualifications:
REQUIRED: A minimum of 4 years administrative experience in a physician's office and/or healthcare setting. Computer knowledge including Microsoft Office Suite, Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Experience with patient contact and excellent customer service skills. PREFERRED: AA degree; Knowledge of Athena Net System, Eagle and Health Bridge. Experience in appointment setting and insurance verification.
Posting ID: 15049 Ref #: B/PR-53496-17
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume along with a cover letter to ==>
Please include: Job Title( TH STAFF ASSISTANT II ), Line( 53496 ) and PostingID( 15049 )
The Employment Office
M.S.C.  1194
450 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11203  ( email: careers@downstate.edu )

Closing date for receipt of applications:

Internal Consideration Program: Open Until Filled Off-campus recruitment: Open Until Filled

SUNY Downstate Medical Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package.
SUNY Downstate Medical Center is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familiar status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or criminal conviction.