The Pathology Administrator is responsible for performing clerical work in the laboratories or practices. This position keeps all patient files organized and maintains the front office, filing medical records, pathology slides, and performing other administrative duties such as answering incoming calls and performing biopsy patient calls (including scheduling procedures and answering patient questions).
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.
- Communicates test results to patients, ensuring the communication is in a format and language that is easily understood by patient and ensuring the communication is received.
- Documents patient communications appropriately per practice policy and in compliance with HIPAA.
- Instructs patients regarding additional appointments and treatment options, documenting as appropriate.
- Regular and reliable attendance.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Experience: 0-1 year of experience required.
Certifications & Licenses: N/A
Technology Applications: Ability to use practice management software to utilize electronic medical record keeping. Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle or fell objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move up to 20 pounds. Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
Works in well-lit, ventilated and climate-controlled office environment with routine office equipment; some equipment has moving mechanical parts.
Noise level in the work environment is typical for an office and/or medical clinic environment.