This position works to ensure efficient and effective operation of the Laboratory/Pathology Department including general office administration, report generation, and coordination of specimens.
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. AJoint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior.We have a strong patient to nurse ratio, a culture of Shared Leadership, and are proud members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
40 hours per week
Generates pathology reports from Pathologists dictation including performance of transcription, coding, billing and final reports. Ensure results reported timely.
Prepares specimens/reports for send out and ensures appropriate testing is complete.
Assists with the smooth operations of the department and ensures quality patient experiences by interaction with pathologists and other medical staff, laboratory staff, other departments throughout the organization, and other organizations. Develops and maintains effective working relationships and provides superior customer service with staff, providers, and other departments. Serves as a role model and resource person for providing quality patient care and patient information as needed.
Responsible for the daily workflow and clerical duties of the office: Maintains a clean, functional environment. Performs basic maintenance of office equipment and coordinates needed maintenance for prompt repairs. Assists in the resolution of operational issues and conflicts in a prompt and efficient manner.
Assists in maintaining office policies and procedures in accordance with Laboratory and Pathologist requirements, facility and system policies and procedures, standard practices of the profession, and related regulatory requirements from accrediting agencies.
Assists in training and orientation of new employees.
Provides Laboratory and Pathology department office administrative support and coordination as well as any other duties as assigned.
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
NOTE: The essential functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Requires a level of knowledge and ability normally demonstrated by at least two years of experience in a physician's office or medical environment, to include extensive knowledge of medical terminology. Must be able to type a minimum of 50 words per minute.
Requires excellent communication, organizational, problem solving, follow through, and quality assurance skills with high accuracy, attention to detail, and adaptability. Ability to prioritize and work under pressure with multiple deadlines.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite software.
Associate's degree preferred.
Additional related Laboratory/Pathology education and/or experience.
Experience with Medical Transcription or Pathology Transcription preferred.
Requires extensive sitting with periodic standing and walking.
May be required to lift up to 20 pounds.
Requires significant use of personal computer, phone and general office equipment.
Needs adequate visual acuity, ability to grasp and handle objects.
Needs ability to communicate effectively through reading, writing, and speaking in person or on telephone.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; q ualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.