We use cookies. Find out more about it here. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Job posting has expired

#alert
Back to search results

Medical Office Specialist - Pulmonology

Universal Health Services
paid time off, 401(k)
United States, South Carolina, Aiken
302 University Parkway (Show on map)
February 23, 2024
Responsibilities

ABOUT AIKEN PHYSICIANS ALLIANCE

Aiken Physicians Alliance is affiliated with Aiken Regional Medical Centers, a 273-bed acute care facility offering a comprehensive range of specialties and services. Aiken Regional Medical Center has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia and has been recognized as an "A" rated facility by the Leapfrog Group.

Aiken Physicians Alliance provides dedicated primary and specialty care for you and your family. Our family medicine providers are devoted to treating the whole person and provide comprehensive care for people of all ages. Our specialists are highly trained and experienced and work as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide care to patients. Aiken Physicians Alliance offers Primary Care, Cardiology, General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Pulmonology and Urology Care. You will work with a Care Team of physicians, advanced practitioners and staff providing compassionate and quality care. We have a welcoming environment and believe in strong team engagement.

Website:

Position Summary: Reporting to the Practice Manager. The Medical Office Specialist is responsible for front desk coverage for the medical practice which includes registration, check-in, collecting co-pays, scheduling appointments, billing patients, and scanning records into EMR, reports, and correspondence. Possesses medical terminology knowledge, organization and communication skills, ability to adapt to flexible work schedules and frequent interruptions, and professional appearance, all while maintaining a calm disposition, problem solving, and decision-making skills. Reliable, tactful, honest and discreet in maintaining confidentiality at all times. Must be able to carry out specific assignments to successful conclusion.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Fulfills patient care responsibilities as assigned which may include: checking schedules and organizing patient flow; relaying instructions to patients/families; answering calls and providing pertinent information.
  • Fulfills clerical responsibilities as assigned which may include: sending/receiving patient medical records; obtaining lab/x-ray reports, hospital notes, referral information, etc.; completing forms/requisitions as needed; scheduling appointments; verifying insurance coverage and patient demographics; managing charts to ensure information is completed and accurate.
  • Fulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned, which may include; respecting/promoting patient rights; responding appropriately to emergency codes; sharing problems relating to patients and/or staff with immediate supervisors quickly; schedules patients for procedures; and Insurance forms for doctors. Compiles end of day deposits and end of day reports. Follow written policies.
  • Books, coordinates and reschedules patients appointments; relays necessary messages to staff; greets and registers patients in a prompt, pleasant, and helpful manner; provides necessary instructions/directions. Informs appropriate department/person of patient's arrival; verifies necessary information and records in the medical record; uses computer system to generate information necessary for billing; and, updates patient information, collects co-pays, provides any necessary forms needing completion, obtains signatures as necessary.
  • Maintains and updates current information on physician's schedules ensuring that patients are scheduled properly and appointments are confirmed; answers telephone, screen calls, takes messages, and provides information; answers questions regarding patient appointments and testing; assembles new patients' charts for next day visit; updates profile on all patients; fulfills organizational responsibilities as assigned which may include; respecting/promoting patient rights; responding appropriately to emergency codes; sharing problems relating to patients and/or staff with immediate supervisors quickly; educates patients before and after procedures; maintains schedule; performs appointment follow ups; acts as receptionist as necessary; and travels between facilities as requested
  • Performs other duties such as answers phone calls and routes to appropriate party. Always informs patients they are going to go to voicemail. Take accurate, complete written messages as required.

Benefit Highlights

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program * Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!

About Universal Health Services

One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $13.4 billion in 2022. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 94,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.


Qualifications

Education Knowledge, Skills, Licensure, Training and Travel

  • Minimum of one year of medical experience preferred.
  • Job requires being reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Knowledge of electronic equipment, computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfacti
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Completed a Medical Office Assistant/Specialist program or Medical Assistant program preferred.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

(web-654f4f57cc-vklmd)