Providence Health & Services Medical Receptionist II in Santa Clarita, California
Providence is calling a Part time, Variable shift Medical Receptionist II to Providence Facey Medical Foundation in Santa Clarita, CA.
We are seeking a Medical Receptionist II as a member of the patient care team and the primary point of patient contact, responsible for positive patient relations, proper telephone communication, appointment scheduling, patient registration, medical chart tracking, as well as payment and co-payment collection. Performs routine duties associated with the collection and maintenance of current patient demographics and insurance information.All Age Groups: Birth and above.
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
Deliver upon the service expectations of both our patients and fellow staff members by listening to their needs; engaging in positive interactions; and following through on promises made in a thoughtful, efficient, timely and courteous manner so that their total outcome is better than expected
Respect the dignity, confidentiality and privacy of patients
Works in a safe manner, adhering to general safety precautions and standards. Report any unsafe conditions to their supervisor and/or the safety hotline
Greet/Check patients into department, answers phones, makes appointments, verify appointments, and keeps patients informed as to delays in the physician’s schedule, prints daily schedule as needed
Update patient demographics, collects co-pays/payments, assures eligibility or secures an eligibility guarantee, requests and sends charts
Responsible for gathering all necessary information required for the registration of new patients and for the updating of existing accounts: personal, demographic, financial and insurance
Prepare daily sign-in sheets. Monitors sign-in sheet to ensure that all patients are appropriately called and coordinates communication between patient and staff
Generate patient labels/fee tickets
Assume responsibility and accountability for the daily cash box
At the close of the business day, balances monies and prepares the Daily Cash Box Report (DCBR), attaching the calculator tape. Gathers all checks, cash, any bankcard data and the DCBR together with the daily appointment schedule (indicating monies to be collected) and a copy of the patient sign-in sheet. Submits this package to the Lead Medical Receptionist for approval and forward to the facility Business Services Coordinator
Handle complaints in a professional manner and refers to the Lead, Regional Director or Patient Liaison, when necessary
Demonstrate courtesy and helpfulness toward patients and their families. Information given is accurate and complete
Ensure efficient written and oral communication
Demonstrate commitment to education and sharing of knowledge.
Assist in the orientation of new personnel to the office
Obtain ongoing education consistent with level and area of practice
May be asked to serve as a preceptor to others. This will include but not be limited to:
Completion of an 8-hour preceptor class
Orient and train new personnel or assist in re-orienting/re-training existing personnel
Review appropriate checklist and monitor completion of specific areas
Help the orientee seek learning opportunities with a review of pertinent Policy and Procedure, observation skills, and checklist completion
Provide feedback to supervisor on areas completed and areas needing additional training
Required qualifications for this position include:
Type minimum 25 wpm (net) and possess computer skills
Possess excellent customer service and communication skills
Ability to effectively interact with public and co-workers
Working knowledge of insurances: HMO/PPO/EPO/Indemnity/Worker’s Compensation
Working knowledge of computerized registration, billing and collection procedures
Ability to recognize and set priorities to accomplish established objectives
Ability to perform basic math computations
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- 2 years experience in a medical setting, or equivalent education
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Health & Services is further developing its physician integration strategy. As part of this growth, Providence Saint John’s Medical Foundation came into flourishing. Saint John’s Medical Foundation is an integrated, not-for-profit network of medical clinics and affiliated services, servicing the greater Santa Monica and Los Angeles area. The Foundation is expected to continue to grow in the next several years, bringing with it facilities, staff and physician growth to support that objective.
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Job Category: Patient Services
Location: California-Santa Clarita
Req ID: 244133