South Shore Neurologic Associates, PC - Opening for Medical CoordinatorJob Summary: The Medical Coordinator is responsible for performing the necessary day to day office functions in an assigned department including but not limited; to greeting patients, collecting co-payments, answering phones, providing discharge information and scheduling appointments. The duties of Medical Coordinator vary from setting to setting, depending on location and department.Position Responsibilities: Common responsibilities of Medical Coordinator include, but are not limited to:Process patient sign-in and collect co-paymentsAddress phone communications for high volume systemAddress Clinician orders upon appointment check out and provide patients with discharge informationSchedule appointmentsMaintain and notify test results to patients and CliniciansTriage/address patient needs with CliniciansPrescription processing through E-prescribeQuality review of patient messages to CliniciansFinancial close outSecures patient information and maintains patients confidence by completing and safeguarding medical records; keeping all patient information confidential according to HIPAA guidelinesMaintains safe, secure and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures which comply with legal regulationsUses communication skills with appropriate medical terminologyPractices OSHA safety standardsFollows appropriate legal and ethical professional conductPerforms other position-related duties as assignedPunctual and dependable for assigned shiftsPosition RequirementsHigh school or equivalency program graduateOne (1) year Medical Coordinator/Receptionist experience is preferredClear background checkAble to read and write consistent with job requirements; cognitive skills as related to the positionProficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills***Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred!***Working Conditions: Medical Coordinators work in well-lighted, clean environments. By the nature of their work, they are on the "front lines" of medical office operations. Usually seated in visible positions in or directly adjacent to reception areas, their behavior and professionalism determine the "first impression" patients and visitors have about the practice or facility. Medical coordinators constantly interact with other people and may have to handle several responsibilities at once. Full-time medical coordinators work a regular 40-hour work week and may be asked to work evenings or weekends.Physical Demands: Medical Coordinators may spend a great deal of their professional day sitting, walking, standing and moving, as well as lifting and moving objects, equipment and supplies. It is reasonable to anticipate lifting 10-15 pounds in any given day. Lifting up to 40-50 pounds may occasionally be requires, depending on the specific style or type of care provided.Medical Coordinators are expected to have a level of visual and auditory acuity sufficient to meet the needs of their job tasks. Corrective equipment and devices may enhance the person's ability to achieve the appropriate level of acuity.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly requires to stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach forward with hands and arms. The employee is required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch.Physical Demand Ratings are an estimate of the overall strength requirements that are considered to be important for an average, successful work performance of a specific job. In order to classify the occupation of a worker with a physical demand rating, the most strenuous and frequently performed tasks are evaluated. The overall physical demand rating for a job of the Medical Coordinator falls within the LIGHT classification according to the Dictionary of Occupational Titles.
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