The University of Kansas Hospital - Administrative & Clerical Careers

Physician Documentation Assistant Job

Facility: The University of Kansas Hospital - Main Campus


Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Weekends

Hours: 9-9 Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Work among the best. Academic medical centers like The University of Kansas Hospital are at medicine's frontier, providing more options and more hope to our patients. Employees in our administrative positions play a vital role to the success of the organization. Many times, these are the first people that our customers come in contact with, or are the people that our customers rely on to provide directions, medical or financial assistance or confide in for personal needs. As such we value your knowledge and interaction with the customer that enhances their overall experience at our hospital, and makes this a great place to work. The hospital offer very competitive wages and an outstanding benefits package.

We currently have an opening for a Physician Documentation Assistant.

The Physician Documentation Assistant provides clerical support to the staff physicians in the Emergency Department, with specific goals of improving throughput for all Emergency Room patients. The primary role of the Physician Documentation Assistant will be to work along-side the Emergency Room physician and transcribe all appropriate physician documentation and order entry based on the physician's instructions, in addition to other clerical duties. This assistance is under the direct oversight and control of the Emergency Department staff physician and the Emergency Room Nurse Manager.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • BLS Certification from American Heart Association
  • Six months previous patient care or experience student in Nursing, Allied Health or Medicine. Completion of medical terminology class in Medical Assistance Program highly recommended.
  • Position requires that incumbent is proficient using a computer, specifically Microsoft Office programs and data entry systems. Additionally, incumbent must be capable of multi-tasking and prioritizing workload. Experience with the order entry functionality in healthcare information systems is desired.

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