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MEDICAL PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 241414-US
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/OB-GYN/FETAL MED
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Office & Administrative Support



Position Summary:

The Medical Program Assistant provides administrative program support to the faculty and staff within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology related to clinical patient care, teaching, research service, outreach and other activities. Additionally, the Medical Program Assistant will provide necessary support for coordination of outpatient and inpatient provider services and may include working with electronic health management systems.

This position will coordinate complex daily activities for the physicians in all areas. Good judgment, along with the ability to communicate effectively and confidentially with patients, referring physicians, residents, fellows and program leader is required.

The candidate must have excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills. The ability to work at a variety of tasks, and to take initiative that supports the mission are essential skills. This position requires a person who can function independently with general supervision as well as with a team to ensure maximum effectiveness and efficiency of the program.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Experience:
- 6 months of experience providing administrative support. Relevant undergraduate work experience or internship experience is acceptable.
- Experience using Microsoft Office software, particularly Outlook for calendaring.

Preferred Experience:
- One year of experience providing administrative support in an office setting. Relevant undergraduate work experience or internship experience is acceptable.
- Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations.

Desired Attributes:
- Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills and techniques.
- Ability to interact with a wide variety of internal and external contacts and patients.
- Ability to work independently and to problem-solve.
- Ability to organize and prioritize work.
- Ability to transition effectively between tasks to maximize efficient use of time.

Additional Information:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

Department(s):

A532860-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OB-GYN/FETAL MED

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday between the hours of 0800-1630.

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Negotiable
HOURLY

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Contact:

Kirsten Gragg
kgragg@wisc.edu
608-265-3357
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

MEDICAL PRO ASST ASSO(23002)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

241414-US

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Sep 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 6 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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