Medical Office Specialist Full-Time Primary Care, Hiring Pool, Specialty Practices
CHRISTUS St. Vincent
490A West Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Responsible for greeting patients in warm friendly tone to allow families to feel welcomed at clinic during their visit. Registration and interviewing of patients to obtain accurate demographic and financial information. Computer entry of new/updated patient demographic information. Answers phones. Prepare medical records for clinic visits by compiling information from various sources. Tracks dictation to ensure notes are received for all patient visits. Collects co-pay amounts and balances due for services rendered. Distributes financial assistance packets and provides basic guidance to patients. Refers complex or non-compliant patient financial issues to Financial Specialist or Site Manager.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent, medical terminology required.
SKILLS: Computer knowledge, experience with Windows environment specifically Microsoft Office Word and Excel, keyboarding skills and the ability to operate general office equipment skills required. Ability to read and write in English, bilingual in Spanish preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Three years experience in related health care field preferred. Previous experience in patient registration preferred. Minimum of one year experience with Healthcare Insurance billing requirements.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Clinic Manager
- Bloodborne pathogen - B
General office environment, frequent contact with patients, VDT exposure.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Long periods of sitting at times. Keyboard usage with sound ergonomic principles. Must be flexible in work schedule.