MD Anderson Cancer Center Senior Administrative Clerk - Cytopathology in Houston, Texas

Senior Administrative Clerk - Cytopathology

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Admin/Clerical Support at

Pathology/Lab Medicine 710412

Requisition #: 117424


Demonstrates competency of tasks in assigned area

  • Documents receipt, handling, and distribution of all patient specimen materials (specimen slides, tissue blocks) and case documents in an electronic information system

  • Analyzes case and determines additional specimen materials (specimen slides, tissue blocks), information or reports needed; determines appropriate source for missing items with high attention to detail

  • Interprets and coordinates physician's orders to request additional specimen material from contributing facility for patient care; files slides, cell blocks and reports in a timely manner; prints, sorts and scans reports; pulls slides for monthly Quality Control conference; picks up and distributes mail

Coordinates requests for testing with other institutions

  • Submits patient information to appropriate institutional offices for processing (ex. translation, financial clearance, registration, etc.)

  • Collaborates with faculty in the processing of requests for prognostic testing and communicates with institutional personnel as needed to facilitate testing

  • Manages all customer service interactions with diplomacy, actively facilitating resolutions to problems and addressing the needs of the clients both internal and external while communicating in an understandable manner

Completes all work assignments in a timely manner

  • Prioritizes and organizes workflow, meeting productivity goals of the section and adjusting to daily workflows as needed

  • Maintains productivity requirements for the section and assists with any project as needed

  • Performs other duties as required

Other duties as assigned

High school graduate or equivalent. Five years of experience in general office or administrative capacity. Must pass pre-employment skills a test as required and administered by Human Resources It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.