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Washington University of St. Louis Medical Secretary II - Nephrology - 50340 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology. The position is located in the Wohl Clinic. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions


This position performs secretarial duties for our outpatient clinical practice.


  1. Answers phone; triages calls and distributes calls/messages.
  2. Sorts and distributes information received via fax.
  3. Forwards information to various divisions, dialysis units or transplant office on non-outpatient CKD patients.
  4. If no recent labs available, contacts patients to remind them of the need for lab work.
  5. Places laboratory orders on-line with BJH, Quest and LabCorp labs.
  6. Faxes lab requisitions to outside laboratories.
  7. Reviews requests for medication refills.
  8. Covers duties of second secretary during their absence.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent high school certification with two years of experience in a healthcare/medical related office setting.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a medical office setting.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $14.31 - $17.88 per hour.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Department Summary

The Renal Division has an active clinical outpatient practice that cares for patients with Chronic Kidney Disease, Hypertension, Congenital Abnormalities and Renal Transplantation. The division has outpatient office hours Monday through Friday and approximately 15 physicians see patients in the outpatient setting


This position is eligible for full-time benefits. Please click the following link to view a summary of benefits: https://wustl.box.com/s/8wkhs25yssf0775x9d6nd6vqa7obpth7.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Medical Secretary II - Nephrology - 50340

Job ID: 50340

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular