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Catholic Health Medical Office Assistant Primary Care Sirianni MSMH in Lewiston, New York

Facility: Mount St. Mary's Hospital

Shift: Shift 1

Status: Full Time FTE: 1.000000

Bargaining Unit: ACE Associates

Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No

Hours: 7:30a-3:30p, 8-4p, 8:30-4:30, 9-5p, 10-6

Summary:

Performs all secretarial functions necessary to facilitate the smooth running of Primary Care Center. This includes: telephone coverage and messages; greeting and registration of patients; scheduling of patients and monitoring of schedules to ensure appropriate patient flow, scheduling of all diagnostic tests and referrals ordered by the physician; reviewing of insurance coverage and collection of patient balances/co-pays, maintenance of medical records; knowledge of and compliance with managed care regulations; and the ability to work well with others in a complex, fast paced setting.

Responsibilities:

EDUCATION

  • High School or equivalent required

  • Associate's Degree preferred

  • A.A.S. in secretarial science or related field

EXPERIENCE

  • One (1) year of secretarial/clerical experience required

  • Five (5) years of secretarial/clerical experience in a Physician's Office including word processing and filing preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Answer telephones

  • Balance figures

  • Compile statistics

  • Compose letters/memorandums

  • Develop office procedures

  • Establish filing systems

  • Input data into computer programs

  • Maintain filing systems

  • Maintain logs

  • Proofread documents

  • Research information

  • Schedule appointments

  • Transcribe dictated documents

  • Use computer packages to prepare graphics

  • Use computerized spreadsheets to conduct analyzes

  • Adding Machine

  • CRT

  • Calculator

  • Computer Peripheral Equipment

  • Fax

  • Personal computer

  • Photocopier

  • Transcriber

  • Typewriter

  • Word Processor

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases

  • Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards

  • Exposed to hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equipment

  • May be exposed to biohazardous, radioactive substances

  • Exposed to odorous chemicals and specimens

  • May be exposed to toxic chemicals

  • Occasional exposure to unpleasant patient or unit elements

  • Exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)

  • Subject to varying and unpredictable situations

  • Subject to many interruptions

  • Occasionally subjected to irregular hours

  • Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and injuries

  • Handles absentee replacement on short notice

REQNUMBER: 7626

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