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Medical Office Assistant I(Job Id 563)

Full Time
Days
Summary:
Serves as the first point of contact for patients within the Bassett Healthcare Network. This is a key role in the patient centered care team. Demonstrates excellence in all patient and customer encounters including face-to-face and telephone interactions. Assures that a high quality patient experience takes place by providing administrative support to ambulatory patient care teams through excellent customer service, attention to detail, and interpersonal skills. Responsible for providing clear, accurate, timely communication to nurses and providers regarding patients. Responsible for accurate, appropriate scheduling of patients for optimum care and provider efficiency. Responsible for collecting demographic and financial information during the scheduling and/or registration processes to ensure full and timely revenue capture. May have direct revenue responsibility through payment collection, cash handling, processing of insurance eligibility and managed care information.
Education:
Nonessential:
A Highschool Diploma or GED
Associate of Arts
Education equivalent experience:
Nonessential:
High School graduate or equivalent preferred Associates degree or higher may be substituted for one year of relevant work experience.
Other information:
1 year of relevant work experience required
Customer Service Experience is preferred.
Credentials:
Competencies and skills:
Nonessential:
Ability to work within common computer systems and programs
Capable of using effective oral and written communication
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
Excellent customer service skills
Able to interact in a balanced, fair manner with others
Able to understand and interpret Medical Terminology
Must be able to set and adjust priorities
Working conditions:
Nonessential:
Must be able to identify and differentiate colors.
Position requires prolonged sitting
Contact with patients, physicians, providers and other staff
Mary L. Eggeling
mary.eggeling@bassett.org
Bassett Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related condition), age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, familial status, status a victim of domestic violence, or any other status protected by law.
Location: US:NY:Cooperstown
Employment Type: Employee
Post Date: 06/01/2018


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