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Receptionist/Scheduler

Company: Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Marian Regional Medical Center, located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services. Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care. Responsibilities About This Position In keeping with the philosophy, performs such typical distinguishing duties as: Receives patients and visitors, ascertains their needs and directs them accordingly; answers incoming calls and determines their proper disposition; maintains statistics; processes patient charges; prepares and reorganizes patient charts at the beginning and termination of treatment; assists with setting up appointments; types correspondence; maintains adequate supplies of agency forms and office supplies; and performs all other clerical functions relevant to effective agency function as necessary. Registration of new patients for all Rehabilitation departments while correctly identifying the patient's particular payor type. Assists in the training of relief personnel. Sends bills on a regular basis, (bi-weekly) maintains petty cash drawer. Ensures a clean and safe work environment by being alert for unsafe conditions and malfunctioning equipment and using appropriate procedures for their correction. Performs other related duties such as: Participates in all departmental functions and activities as required, including inservice education, and other tasks relevant to effective department function as necessary. Selection Criteria Must have knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.. Must have excellent communication skills both in person and on the telephone. Previous experience in a medical setting, and proficiency in Spanish preferred. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, accurately, and possess excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrates basic knowledge of the principles and techniques employed in medical procedure billing. Experience with Meditech preferred. Demonstrates ability to function in a team environment, collaborating with other patient care team members, physicians, patient, and their families. Ability to excel in an environment with multiple distractions while attending to multiple tasks simultaneously. Able to produce under moderate to minimal direct supervision. Entry level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.. Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently. Qualifications Must have knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.. Must have excellent communication skills both in person and on the telephone. Previous experience in a medical setting, and proficiency in Spanish preferred. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, clearly, concisely, accurately, and possess excellent interpersonal skills. Demonstrates basic knowledge of the principles and techniques employed in medical procedure billing. Experience with Meditech preferred. Demonstrates ability to function in a team environment, collaborating with other patient care team members, physicians, patient, and their families. Ability to excel in an environment with multiple distractions while attending to multiple tasks simultaneously. Able to produce under moderate to minimal direct supervision. Entry level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.. Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work efficiently.

Keywords: Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Santa Maria , Receptionist/Scheduler, Administration, Clerical , Santa Maria, California

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