Columbia University Senior Clerk in New York, New York
Job TitleSenior Clerk
Job Code Title
Job Requisition Number 096181
Department 7538- PAT Pathology
Location Medical Center
Job Type Support Staff Full-Time Regular
Bargaining Unit 1199 / SSA Area
If temporary, indicate duration
Hours Per Week 35
Job Family Administrative Support
Salary Grade Clerical 4-094
Salary Range $22.06/hr
Advertised Summary Job Description The incumbent will provide clerical support in a busy Anatomic Pathology service unit. Will perform a number of clerical duties pertaining to the processing of Slide Send Out requests presented by various requestors eg. patients, law officers, clinical trials and research. Will handle incoming phone calls, facsimiles and mail pertaining to slide requests. Obtain patient release authorization forms/consents and applicable processing fee. Request re-cuts selected by the Pathologist on key slides from Histology Lab. Prepares packaging for shipping;completes research slides using electronic bar-coding and tracking system. Also, will be responsible for transporting surgical specimens, requisitions, slides, blocks, documents to/from offsite warehouse and throughout the medical center. Performs other duties necessary to the functioning unit.
Minimum Qualifications for Grade
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires two years of college or completion of secretarial school or equivalent business experience, plus a minimum of one to two years related experience.
Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Ability to work independently and accurately a must due to the nature of the work and consequences of incorrect data entry. Excellent interpersonal communication skills a must. Medical terminology is required. Must be willing to work evenings.
Must have excellent computer skills.
Must be able to walk up to 3 miles/day.
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of Copath, Word, and Excel preferred.
Typing 30-35 wpm preferred.
Bachelor's degree desirable.
Essential Functions 40% Processing of Slide Send out requests presented by various requestors eg. patients, law offices, clinical trials and research documents data in Copath and applicable databases.
35% Will handle incoming phone calls, facsimiles and mail pertaining to slide requests. Obtain patient release authorization forms/consents and applicable processing fee.
15% Request re-cuts selected by the Pathologist on key slides from Histology lab. Prepares packaging for shipping; completes research slides/blocks retrieval, files, archives and refiles blocks and slides using electronic bar-coding and tracking system.
5% Will be responsible for transporting surgical specimens requisitions, slides, blocks, and documents to/from offsite warehouse and throughout the medical center.
5% Perform other duties necessary to the functioning of the unit.
Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.)
This position works with: Bloodborne pathogens
HIPAA Compliance training required Yes
Participation in Medical Surveillance required Yes
What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting
Requisition Open Date 01-02-2019
Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled
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