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Office Assistant II/Office Asst I

  • Job ID: 932655888
  • Status: Part-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Cole Care
  • Department: Champion Orthopedics
  • Location: 1001 E. Second Street, Coudersport PA 16915
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $12.41 to $21.08 / hour

Description

Are you interested in a career that provides plenty of opportunities for growth and development? Join our team at UPMC Cole in the Cole Memorial Medical Group as an Office Assistant I or Office Assistant II! 

*Applicants will be placed in the appropriate job title & salary based on their experience and education.

  • Office Assistant I salary starts at $11.93
  • Office Assistant II salary starts at $12.41


This is a part-time day shift role, that will primarily work from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. three days per week. There is the potential for this role to also provide coverage at our Bradford location. 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 a computer system to generate the 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 the 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, screen calls, take 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

Office Assistant I requirements:

A high school diploma or GED is required.

1-year of work experience, preferably in a medical office setting. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Word processing and computer experience preferred.

Office Assistant II:

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:

  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct