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Practice Coordinator - Cancer Center-Endocrine Surgery (PRACTICE CRD 3) at University of California - San Francisco Medical Centers

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Type: Full Time
Location: San Francisco, California

Job Description:

Job Title

Practice Coordinator - Cancer Center-Endocrine Surgery (PRACTICE CRD 3)

Job ID


Job Code


Job Family

Administrative & Clerical


Mount Zion (SF)

Weekly Hours

40 ; 100%

Appointment Type



Cancer Cntr-Endocrine Surgery/


8-hour Days

Full/Part Time


Union Information

This classification is represented by a union

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At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what s possible for the patients we serve a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the number one hospital in California and among the top five in the country UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.

Department Description

The UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only center in the Bay Area to receive the prestigious designation of "comprehensive" from the National Cancer Institute. We treat all forms of cancer.

With new facilities, expanded programs and innovative research, we help cancer patients live longer and fuller lives. The center ranks first in California and sixth nationwide in National Cancer Institute research grants, and is home to pioneers in research into genetic, cellular and immune system causes and responses to cancer.

Job Summary

The Practice Coordinator (PC) is primarily responsible for representing the administrative team as the public face of the Practice and works closely with the administrative, clinical and management teams to support practice operations and customer service recovery and intervention efforts. S/he provides support to all functions of the administrative teams including but not limited to: CRM messages, telephone encounters, referrals, APeX in-baskets, scanning, filing, authorizations, and billing.

The PC is responsible for the maintenance of all routine clerical operations and communications. S/he adheres to the UCSF House and Telephone Standards and is sensitive to the needs of patients, staff and providers at all times. The PC is a team player who works closely with others and who is flexible in dealing with the changing priorities. S/he is a self-reliant individual who synthesizes his/her knowledge of practice operations in order to problem-solve, prioritize and facilitate complex transactions in the course of his/her daily activities.

This position makes a difference for patients in an outpatient care unit by providing excellent customer service, facilitating and ensuring the accuracy of the information flow between medical, hospital staff and departments to maximize unit efficiency. The PC is required to work at any UCSF campus as needed and scheduled.

Required Qualifications

* High School diploma or equivalent with four years related experience; or college degree and six months related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience

* Successfully passes fingerprinting protocol and is approved to be a cash collector

* Strong computer skills, including basic keyboarding skills, and experience with at least two Office-type software programs (i.e., Outlook, Word and Excel)

* Proven ability to navigate through multiple patient records systems. Able to sit at a computer terminal with telephone headphones for extended period of time

* Ability to analyze situations, prioritizes, and develops solutions and makes recommendations

* Ability to work with minimal supervision

* Ability to use good judgment and work independently, at times under the pressure of deadlines

* Ability to access situations prioritizes workload, develop solutions and make recommendations

* Excellent customer service and communication/interpersonal skills, both over the telephone and directly

* Able to sit at a computer terminal with telephone headphones for extended periods of time

* Basic math skills required

* Proven ability to deal with a wide variety of individuals

* Ability to deal sensitively and effectively with patients

* Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills

* Strong writing skills to include the ability to compose, edit, and proof a wide variety of documents

* Demonstrated administrative/office coordination skills

* Demonstrated knowledge of medical practice terminology

* Within six months of start date, based upon completion of training, the Supervisor, completes the proficiency checklist with the employee. This includes the following areas if applicable:

* Referrals (Incoming referral entry) and handling all referral WQs

* Pend orders

* Pend smart sets

* Schedule surgeries

* Work applicable work queues

* Enter/edit outside test results

* Messaging (CRM) if applicable

* 2nd calls in CRM if applicable

* Telephone encounters

* My open encounter

* Staff message

* New message

* Route Patient advice request to providers (My Chart)

* Patient Schedule (My Chart)

* Letters

* Pools

* Patient look up

* Check in process

* Check out process

* Comment field

* Quick note

* Scanning

* The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Medical Center locations is required

Preferred Qualifications

* Demonstrated experience in health care (may include medical, dental or veterinary) in the following areas: patient scheduling, insurance verification, medical record data abstraction, or patient financial services

* Prior experience with appointment, ancillary service or surgical scheduling or a combination of all three

* Bi-lingual or multi-lingual capability (Spanish, Cantonese, and Russian)

* Prior experience with EPIC


* N/A

Living Pride Standards

Service Excellence

* Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center s values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.