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Office Assistant II

  • Job ID: 619153343
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8am-5pm
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Soldiers+Sail
  • Department: GEN SURGERY
  • Location: 32-36 Central Avenue, Wellsboro PA 16901
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $16.20 to $24.32 / hour

Description

Are you interested in a career that provides plenty of opportunity for growth and development? Join our team at UPMC Wellsboro in the General Surgery medical office! 

This position will work varying day shift hours throughout the week, Monday through Friday, varying from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Flexibility is strongly preferred because this position will need to float to the other seven offices in the Wellsboro area, as needed. If this sounds like a great fit for you, we invite you to explore this opportunity with us today!

 

 

Purpose:
Responsible for making and scheduling patient appointments in an efficient and timely manner. Assists clients in person and on the phone, providing information and communicating with various departments. Obtains and enters complete demographic and insurance information.

Responsibilities:

 

  • Verify necessary information and records in the medical record and computerized scheduling system. Prepare patient charts for upcoming appointments.
  • Completes necessary paperwork such as encounter forms and referrals. Use computer system to generate information necessary for billing.Maintain a clean, orderly waiting area including beverage area and reading materials.
  • Answer questions regarding patient appointments and testing.Greet and register patients in a polite, prompt, helpful manner. Provide any necessary instructions/directions. Inform appropriate department/person of person's arrival performing appropriate check-in and check-out functions.
  • Assist with inpatient billing process.
  • Assist physicians with transcription and dictation issues/concerns, and review process for accuracy
  • Process medical records release requests.
  • Identify stock levels of office supplies and assist with ordering/inventory management.
  • Maintain and update current information on physician's schedules ensuring that patients are scheduled properly and appointments are confirmed.Answer telephone, screens calls, takes messages and provides information in a courteous manner.
  • Schedule diagnostic testing and obtain insurance authorizations, verifications, and referrals in a timely fashion
  • Utilize appropriate modules of the automated financial management system for scheduling, information verification, entering charges, co-payment collection/ reconciliation and other tasks.Schedule, coordinate and reschedule patient appointments. Relay necessary messages to staff and providers.

 

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED Three years of work experience, preferably in a medical office setting. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Word processing and computer experience required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct