Administrative Assistant
University of Pennsylvania Health System
 Mid City East, PA

Responsible for clinical coordination and administrative duties for academic surgeons with major clinical focus and affiliated research and educational endeavors. As a member of the Department of Surgery the primary purpose of this position is to convey a positive image of UPHS through excellent communications, customer service skills scheduling to support patients/families, facility personnel and UPHS processes to ensure an excellent experience. Responsible for coordination of O.R. cases scheduled on a daily bases for the Department of Surgery. Act as a liaison between patients and physicians when appropriate. Ensure timely submission of operative notes, schedule follow up appointments with patients and provide additional information to patients (including some radiology pre-certs) on an as need bases to ensure continuity of care. Ensure compliance with established documentation requirements assist with answering office telephones when needed.