Mt Gretna, PA | Clerical and Administrative | Tracking Code: 78545

Office Assistant

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Full Time  Monday - Friday 6:30 am to 3:00 pm

 

Job Description:

Under general supervision, performs diversified secretarial/clerical duties requiring knowledge of medical terminology and healthcare billing protocols. Provides support for department head and department staff as needed.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  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 a variety of billing functions including recording patient information, preparing and submitting patient charge vouchers and processing insurance information.
  5. Bills insurance carriers for appropriate payments.
  6. Contacts carriers to follow up on balances due.
  7. Maintains up-to-date patient accounts.
  8. Prepares and maintains records of patient charges.
  9. Creates medical records for new patients.
  10. Establishes and maintains files and records on an ongoing basis.
  11. Schedules meetings, training and other requirements for staff.
  12. Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files using knowledge of various computer software applications.
  13. Compiles data for and prepares regularly scheduled or special reports, analyses and statements.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 6 - 12 months
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Physical Demands:
    • Mostly sedentary work
  • Skills:
    • Medical Terminology

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WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 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.

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