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Medical Receptionist

Company: Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative Inc
Location: Hattiesburg
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Health Center Manager, the Medical Receptionist performs a variety of tasks related to the development and maintenance of medical records. As a team member, the Medical Receptionist will demonstrate knowledge and skills to appropriately communicate and interact with the staff, patients, families and visitors of all age groups, while being sensitive to their culture and religious beliefs.Job Responsibilities:Update patient information at each visit, which includes address, telephone number and insurance information and coverageGreet patients and visitors with a courteous professional mannerKeep adequate supplies on handUnderstand the importance of patient confidentialityRoutinely checks the lobby for cleanlinessEffectively scans charts into system dailyKeys and checks daily charges for accuracy and makes necessary correctionsComplete end of the day reports and checking deposit slip with activity reportBalance the cash box each morning and afternoonCollect fees from patients at the time of visit or make payment arrangementsInterviews all patients who apply for sliding scale payment plan accuratelyKeep the work area clean and organizedAbility to deal with difficult patientsCollect patient satisfaction surveysAssist the Health Center Manager as requestedFax information to other locations in a timely mannerMake patient's follow up appointmentGive patients receipts for paymentsUnderstand the computerized medical records systemMaintain journal errors at or below acceptable levelPrints and mails medical records in a timely mannerAnswers the telephone, takes messages and schedules appointments accuratelyNotates in the medical record when a patient no shows or cancels an appointmentsVerify insurance accuratelyMaintains prompt and regular attendanceVerify timecard at the end of each pay periodPerforms related work, as assignedJob Requirements:High school diploma or GEDBasic computer and typing skillsSome experience in a business/clerical related fieldBasic knowledge of record keeping and filing systemsGood written and oral communications skills in order to assist patients with necessary formsAbility to multi-task while demonstrating a positive professional attitudePhysical and Other Requirements:Ability to continuously listen, visualize, have dexterity and eye-hand coordination, ability for simple grasping and speed workAbility to frequently stand, squat, reach, use both right and left forearm rotation and walkShow a dedication to duty, including a willingness to travel and work extended hours as necessaryOccasionally kneel, twist, have ability to grasp firmly, lift and carry, push and pull in excess of 10 lbs.

Keywords: Southeast Mississippi Rural Health Initiative Inc, Hattiesburg , Medical Receptionist, Administration, Clerical , Hattiesburg, Mississippi

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