The PAS Specialist represents Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), the Department of Medicine, the Harold Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center and Adult Endocrinology in a friendly and professional manner. The PAS Specialist provides technical and administrative tasks in support of the Department of Medicine Clinical Programs, including: front-line patient contact including greeting and checking patients in and out; answering phones; sorting mail; faxing, photocopying and filing documents and records; typing correspondence; gathering patient information; screening for financial eligibility; confirming health care coverage; obtaining referrals; scheduling appointments in person and over the phone; and assisting patients in a clinical setting.
This position directly supports the Department of Medicine's objectives of service excellence, clinical care, and quality assurance.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm