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MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST

KINGSTON

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Category:

CLERICAL

Status:

FULL TIME / TEMP TO PERM / $14.43/HR

Type of Business

MEDICAL OFFICE

Job Qualifications:

Schedule and Pay: 

  • Hours:
  • Monday & Friday, 9am-5pm
  • Tuesday & Thursday, 10am-6pm
  • Wednesday, 10am-6pm
  • Pay Rate: $14.43/Hour
  • Locations: New Paltz 4 days, Ellenville 1 day

Job Description:

Responsibilities Include:

  1. Performs skilled keyboarding to produce correspondence, reports, tables and charts, case histories and to maintain large data bases;  Performs reception work, including providing routine information concerning unit procedures and services, collecting fees, scheduling appointments, referring callers to appropriate staff and taking detailed messages;
  2. Gathers, extracts and copies information for use by technical and professional staff;
  3. Opens new records to program by entering information into system, sending out necessary forms and documents and creating files and labels;
  4. Files materials in record system in accordance with guidelines; pulls records for use by staff or disposition to storage or destruction;
  5. Maintains records of time and benefit usage, employee certification and training;
  6. Opens, time stamps, sorts and distributes mail;
  7. Takes longhand minutes, prepares summary notes and submits to chairperson or administrator for approval before distribution;
  8. Reviews records and documents for completeness, compliance with standards and for accuracy;
  9. Performs a variety of clerical support work based on unit needs including logging records, copying, faxing, maintaining office supplies, processing bulk mailings and similar activities. 
  10. Make reminder phone calls for next day appointments. 
  11. Create and mail missed appointment letters. 
  12. Provide coverage at other clinics within the agency as requested. 
  13. Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained
  14. Process patient admission, correspondence, referral, and discharge documents, as well as information from other providers and services
  15. Compile and maintain patients' medical records to provide data for research or cost control and quality improvement efforts
  16. Enter data, such as demographic characteristics, diagnostic procedures/screenings, and other information relevant to treatment into records
  17. Release information to persons and agencies according to regulations and agency policies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma 
  • One year of full time clerical work experience, or completion of a clerical training program which includes an internship.

BENEFITS:

  • Medical/Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403B Retirement Plan with employer match after 1 year
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Voluntary Benefits: Hospital, Accident, Short-Term Disability, Cancer, Vision and Dental Aflac Plans, Pet, Legal Shield and ID Shield
  • Vacation, Personal and Sick Time
  • Tuition Discount Programs

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