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PHYSICIAN OFFICE ASSISTANT - GMC

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 Job Title: PHYSICIAN OFFICE ASSISTANT - GMC
 Company Name: Wayne Memorial Hospital
 Employment Type: PRN
 Location: GOLDSBORO, NC, United States
 Department: Goldsboro Medical Clinic
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: M-F, various
 Hours/Pay Period: 60
 Degree Required: None Specified
 Job ID: 25.7714.04036
 Date Posted: Jan 21, 2013
 Years Experience: 1
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  Complete Description

EDUCATION/FORMAL TRAINING:  High school diploma or equivalent required; course in medical terminology preferred.

WORK EXPERIENCE: Two years of medical office practice related experience preferred.

APTITUDES:  Ability to operate accurately and efficiently general office equipment; ability to use personal computer efficiently and application software including Word, Excel, and Power Point; capability of learning medical practice billing systems; ability to maintain effective working relationship and communication level with all office personnel referral sources, patients, physicians, and general public; ability to deal effectively with patients and family members; ability to maintain patient confidentiality; ability to prioritize and maintain focus amid variety of pressures, etc.

FUNCTION:  Provides a variety of tasks including greeting and scheduling of patients, obtaining insurance authorizations, performing check in, check out procedures, maintaining patient record, and other assorted duties.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  The essential office responsiblities include, but not limited to:  Greets patients and schedules appointments; otains patient insurance information and documents; obtains insurance authorizations for appointments, prescriptions, and other required services; Identifies, communicated and resolves scheduling conflicts prior to making appointments; Schedules return visits and required tests; Checks patient's account during check out for unpaid balances or collection problems; Posts all payments as received; Balances cash drawer at begining and end of each shift and as needed; prepares patient charts for schedling appointments; Scans chart information into electronic medical record; Purges charts for inactive or deceased patients; responds to requests relating to a patient's medical record; Assists with other duties as requested and/or as needed.