Behavioral Health Office Assistant - Meadowlands Behavioral Health - York - FT Eves

York, PA | Physician Practices | Tracking Code: 50564

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General Summary:
Under general supervision, performs a variety of clerical office duties related to telephone management, receiving patients, insurance/billing, electronic record management, scheduling and administrative support as necessary. Ensures that the patient visit is a well-coordinated and friendly experience.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Answers telephones, routes callers, takes messages and provides routine information to callers.
2 Greets and registers patients in accordance with established policies and procedures.
3 Schedules patient appointments within established parameters.
4 Performs various duties for effective check-in and check-out of patients.
5 Prepares schedules and encounter forms for daily visits.
6 Handles walk in patients in the appropriate manner.
7 Ensures that Race, Ethnicity and Language is documented as appropriate.
8 Processes patient charge and collects copays and deductibles.
9 Performs various tasks related to end of day batch control, cash drawer etc.
10 Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files.
11 Schedules appointments for patients with other provider offices and/or facilities including correct processing of necessary referral forms, pre-authorization forms, test instructions, patient benefit verification and transfer of patient information.
12 Processes requests for patient information according to policies and procedures, including record copy service and form tracking.
13 Researches billing questions and problems for patients with centralized billing service.
14 Types various notes, letters, memos and reports, as needed. Proofs materials for errors.
15 Complies with all HIPAA rules and regulations.
16 Processes mail including scanning and tasking if applicable.

Department Description:
WellSpan Medical Group is a large multi-specialty group; servicing patients across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland.


BHS outpatient services provides mental health and substance abuse services for children, adolescents adults and geriatrics. The offices are very busy environments that require excellent communication with colleagues and physicians.


Please click here to learn more about WellSpan Medical Group or here to learn more about the BHS practice sites in East York.

 
Required Skills

Minimum Education - Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training (Professional Medical, Administrative or Business School); or the equivalen of 12 or more months of medical office experience

   

Minimum Experience - 3 - 6 months

   

Preferred Course(s)/Training - Medical terminology within 6 months of hire recommended

 

Other Skills - Excellent interpersonal/communications skills; Knowledge of medical/mental health office operations to include reception, billing and insurance and general office skills; computer skills to include typing


About WellSpan
Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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