Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Supports and enhances the activities of the practice by providing administrative and clinical support and coordinating daily operations.
- Coordinates and oversees clerical and clinical functions. (20%)
- Coordinates and/or performs clinical support duties not limited to preparing exam rooms, rooming patients to obtain health and physical information, and assisting healthcare providers in the delivery of patient care during exams, procedures, testing and administering injections. (20%)
- Schedules patients for procedures, diagnostic testing, and/or office visits. Provides patients with instructions and serves as liaison between the physician and patients. Maintains physician(s) calendars. (20%)
- Screens and directs telephone calls as appropriate. Takes appropriate actions and responds to internal and external customer inquiries. (20%)
- Supports front office including registration, chart preparation, insurance verifications, precertification, and billing functions. (15%)
- Orders and tracks inventory of operational and clinical items. (5%)
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- May travel to satellite office locations to support physician(s) as required.
- Medical Assistant certification
- 2 years of clerical support, insurance verification and registration experience in a medical office setting or equivalent education
- Associate’s Degree
- Medical Assistant program graduate
- Driver’s license
Compliance Requirement: As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.
Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.
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