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Medical Secretary/ Checkout

Company: Blair Gastroenterology Associates
Location: Altoona
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

General Summary: Greets, instructs and schedules patients and visitors in an efficient, courteous, and timely manner. Serve a liaison between patient and medical support staff.Reports to: Patient Care Manager Administrative ManagerEducation:1. High school education or GED.2. Previous experience with hospital or medical office helpful.3. Knowledge of medical terminology desirable.4. Computer skills required.Physical demands: May requires you to sit for long periods of time with some bending and walking. Possess the ability to work under stress and have a high level of concentration and energy.Required knowledge and skills: Good verbal communication and organizational skills. Exhibit a caring and compassionate manner. Computer skills required. Flexibility with work schedules and maintain effective working relationship with patients, employees, and the public.Principle Duties:1. Carry out orders from physicians and other providers regarding patient care. Schedule additional testing and place testing orders based on urgency.2. Instruct patients on all tests ordered and preps given.3. Be accurate with all scheduling and document all interactions with patients in the EMR.4. Obtain necessary signatures on all consent and other forms.5. Schedule follow up appointments when necessary.6. Report problems or irregularities to supervisors.7. Take messages and provide patients with accurate information.8. Perform other duties as assigned9. Attends required meetings.10. Maintain patient confidentiality following HIPAA guidelines.11. Maintain work area in a neat and orderly manner.12. Support company's policies, procedures, and practices.13. Collect patient payments14. Obtain authorizations for tests as neededThe above statements reflect the general outline considered necessary to describe the principle functions of this job. It shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the job.Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $15.00 - $16.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Disability insurance Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insuranceHealthcare setting: Outpatient Private practiceMedical specialties: GastroenterologySchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday No weekendsCOVID-19 considerations:Masks required at all times. Covid vaccines strongly encouraged. We will be following whatever vaccine mandate is in in place at the time per the OSHA and CMS guidelines.Ability to commute/relocate: Altoona, PA 16602: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education: High school or equivalent (Required)Work Location: One location

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