Office Assistant

  • Gettysburg, PA
  • Gettysburg Hospital
  • Deatrick Commons Rehab
  • PRN - PRN
  • Clerical and Administrative
  • Req #: 60826
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*** This opportunity is as an on-call as needed role ***

 

 

Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs diversified secretarial/clerical duties requiring knowledge of medical terminology and healthcare billing protocols. Provides support for department head and department staff as needed.

 

Duties and Responisbilities

Essential Accountabilities:

  1. Answers telephones, routes callers, takes messages and provides routine information to callers.
  2. Greets and registers patients in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  3. Schedules patient appointments within established parameters.
  4. Performs a variety of billing functions including recording patient information, preparing and submitting patient charge vouchers and processing insurance information.
  5. Bills insurance carriers for appropriate payments.
  6. Contacts carriers to follow up on balances due.
  7. Maintains up-to-date patient accounts.
  8. Prepares and maintains records of patient charges.
  9. Creates medical records for new patients.
  10. Establishes and maintains files and records on an ongoing basis.
  11. Schedules meetings, training and other requirements for staff.
  12. Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files using knowledge of various computer software applications.
  13. Compiles data for and prepares regularly scheduled or special reports, analyses and statements.
 

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 6 - 12 months
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Skills:
    • OtherMedical Terminology
    • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of
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