Desert Radiologists Medical Receptionist Cathedral Rock in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Medical Receptionist Cathedral Rock

5B Support Staff – Pt Svcs, PCC, Support Svcs

Hourly

FT

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Under general supervision, greets patients, coordinates required paperwork and processes patient appointments. This is a full-time position and will work at the Cathedral Rock location with a shift of 6:00 am - 2:30 pm Monday- Friday.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Greets patients in a polite, prompt and helpful manner. Provides direction, information and other assistance to patients as necessary.

  2. Provides appropriate forms to patient for completion and signature. If necessary, provides exam preparation instructions and materials.

  3. Inputs and/or verifies information in radiology information system (RIS/PACS) to ensure accuracy and/or receipt of the patient, referring physician, insurance, and exam data.

  4. Collects the appropriate fees from the patients as determined by the insurance provided, if any. Makes correct change, when necessary, and generates a receipt for payment.

  5. Assists in balance sheet transactions for daily deposit. Immediately reports any discrepancies with deposit to Office Supervisor.

.6. Reviews scheduled patient appointments and may contact patients, via telephone, to confirm appointment date, time, and location. Advises the patient of any preparations required for the procedure, when necessary.

  1. Schedules patient exams based upon physician and facility availability. Orders labs as necessary.

  2. Answers phones in a pleasant manner and handles patient needs timely and appropriately.

  3. Maintains adequate level of office supplies and reorders as necessary. Ensures office equipment is operating properly and contacts appropriate party for equipment repair.

  4. Assists in maintaining a clean, orderly waiting area.

  5. At certain facilities, may perform back-up medical records duties, as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  1. Knowledge of medical reception tasks, clinic procedures, medical terminology and paperwork processing requirements.

  2. Knowledge of and experience in using office equipment including telephone, fax, computer and photocopier.

  3. Knowledge of and experience in using radiology-related computer systems (RIS/PACS).

  4. Knowledge of customer service concepts and techniques.

  5. Ability to communicate clearly in person and on the telephone.

  6. Ability to use interpersonal skills to effectively interact with physicians, other facility staff, patients and families when providing instructions or responding to questions or exchanging patient-related information.

  7. Ability to organize and prioritize tasks effectively.

  8. Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions. Ability to file correctly by alphabetic or numeric system.

  9. Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient record information.

REQUIREMENTS

  1. Strong customer service skills and the ability to keyboard proficiently

  2. Previous experience in a customer service environment (preferred)

  3. Previous experience in healthcare or radiology (preferred)

This company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and makes employment decisions without regard to age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.This policy shall include, but is not limited to, the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training, layoff and termination.

5B Support Staff – Pt Svcs, PCC, Support Svcs

Hourly

7200 Cathedral Rock Drive, Las Vegas NV 89128, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States of America