This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.
The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.
Under indirect supervision, assists in the development, administration, and promotion of specified outreach clinical activities in one or more designated geographic areas. Acts as liaison with practitioners, agencies, and patients to ensure smooth clinic operation.
Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinates, plans, organizes, and schedules outreach clinics and serves as liaison with various private, public, and university agencies to ensure that all agreements are met.
Makes logistical arrangements for clinics including identification of space and location, patient liaison, and provision of materials and equipment.
Provides all necessary administrative support for clinic operations, including patient communication, billing, staff travel arrangements, maintaining procedure manuals, and related functions.
Obtains and maintains patient records and demographics for clinic registration and follow-up clinical care.
Performs data entry, maintains records, and develops applicable reports on individual patients and on clinic activities.
Ensures strict confidentiality of financial records.
Attends and participates in staff and interagency meetings.
May lead, guide, and train staff/student employees, interns, and/or volunteers performing related work; may participate in the recruitment of volunteers, as appropriate to the area of operation.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
High school diploma or GED; at least 3 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Records maintenance skills.
Ability to process computer data and to format and generate reports.
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
Ability to plan community outreach projects.
Skill in preparing and maintaining patient records.
Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
Ability to communicate and interact with officials at all levels of government.
Organizing and coordinating skills.
Knowledge of travel policies and procedures.
Knowledge of medical billing procedures.
Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
Conditions of Employment
CPR certification may be a requirement for some positions in this classification.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking. Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day.
Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.