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Medical Office Assistant

Society Hill, SC


Job Description

Responsible for greeting patients, answering the telephone, entering and updating patient demographic information, scheduling appointments, verifying insurance, and providing quality customer service to patients.  The duties include:

  • Patient relationships: interacts with patients and employees in a respectful manner consistent with the mission and values of CareSouth Carolina. Measure(s): patient loyalty.
  • Reception and Greeting: Perform the reception and greeting of patients and other guests in a professional, respectful, and compassionate manner consistent with the mission and values of CareSouth Carolina. Measure(s): Patient loyalty
  • Answering Phones: answer, route, take messages, and as necessary handle phone calls promptly and courteously in accordance with CareSouth Carolina procedures. Measure(s) Efficiency-Patient show rate
  • Patient Registration: perform the patient registration process including collecting necessary patient payor information and patient demographics, and ensuring that the data is placed in ECW in a timely, accurate, and complete manner as well as printing the super bill consistent with existing CareSouth procedures. Measure(s) site collections per day, demographic sheet, completion reliability audit, sliding fee
  • Appointment scheduling/rescheduling/recalls: scheduling, rescheduling and recall appointments for patients in accordance with existing CareSouth Carolina procedures. Measure(s): Access- third next available appointment, efficiency- patient show rate
  • Daily deposit slip (cash): handling and managing cash for patient care services. This includes reconciliation processes consistent with existing CareSouth Carolina procedures. Measure(s): Occurrence reporting.
  • Request medical records from the hospital or other medical facilities as needed
  • Sorts and distributes faxes
  • Picks up mail from the post office or mailbox and distributes it accordingly
  • Makes deposits for medical and/or pharmacy at the bank
  • Send medical records to centralized medical records in a timely manner
  • Practices confidentiality with sensitive patient and employee information

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required but a certificate as a medical office assistant is strongly preferred
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of medical office experience preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of medical insurance is strongly preferred
  • Experience collecting medical co-pays is strongly preferred
  • EMR/EHR experience is strongly preferred
  • Cash drawer balancing experience is strongly preferred

Hours

Monday-Friday, 40 Hours, Full Time

Location

Society Hill, SC  

 

CareSouth Carolina is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all. We seek to have a diverse, inclusive workforce and encourage applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or veteran status.

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