Office Assistant - GI Lab - York Hospital - Part-time Days

York, PA | Clerical and Administrative | Tracking Code: 50575

40 hours/2 weeks


On Saturday, 8 am -12 pm, every 3rd or 4th weekend

No holiday coverage


General Summary:

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.  Assists with wheelchair discharges.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are essential job accountabilities:

·        Answers telephones, routes callers, takes messages and provides routine information to callers.
·        Greets and registers patients in accordance with established policies and procedures.
·        Schedules patient appointments within established parameters.
·         Performs a variety of billing functions including recording patient information, preparing and submitting patient charge vouchers and processing insurance information.
·        Bills insurance carriers for appropriate payments.
·        Contacts carriers to follow up on balances due.
·        Maintains up-to-date patient accounts.
·        Prepares and maintains records of patient charges.
·        Creates medical records for new patients.
·        Establishes and maintains files and records on an ongoing basis.
·        Schedules meetings, training and other requirements for staff.
·         Enters and/or retrieves data from established computer files using knowledge of various computer software applications.
·        Compiles data for and prepares regularly scheduled or special reports, analyses and statements.


Department Description:

Three dedicated GI procedure rooms and one dedicated bronch suite. The staff performs cases in the department, in the Imaging dept, the OR, and "travel" cases in MSICU, LTAC, etc. Performs routine and complex bronchoscopy, EGd, Colonoscopy, ERCP, and EUS procedures. The vast majority of cases performed using MAC anesthesia. The department treats between 500 - 700 patients a month. Operating hours are Monday through Friday 0615 - 1800, procedure dependant. We cover the hospital 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Off hour and weekend cases done by on call team.


York Hospital Nursing supports the mission and vision through a centralized department of nursing. We strive to be the best in the eyes of our patients, family, staff, and community by providing safe, evidence based practice leading to exemplary outcomes. Each professional nurse accepts the accountability and responsibility for his/her professional practice by fostering an environment that supports leading change, responding to the healthcare needs of our community and advancing health. Nurses at YH are lifelong learners who value continued professional development and education. They are role models in honesty, responsibility, upholding human dignity, ease of human suffering and equality of all patients. Helping others in need and improving the quality of life for all is the act of behaving in a manner defined by the profession. YH nurses are active participants in decisions about patient care and nursing practice, and commit to upholding professional nursing standards at local, state and national levels.




About WellSpan:


WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multi-specialty medical group of more than 850 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 160 patient care locations. The region's only accredited Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center with an endovascular neurosurgery program. WellSpan is consistently recognized by IMS Health as one of the Top 100 Integrated Health Networks in the United States and has been recognized by Health Imaging and IT as one of the nation's "Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities." IMS Health is the leading provider of information services and technology for the healthcare industry.




The Community:


WellSpan Health facilities are located in multiple counties across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, all offering an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you’re seeking.  The area offers abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours.  Additionally, our communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.


If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you’ll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future.


Required Skills

High School Diploma/ G.E.D


Required Experience

1 year in a medical front office preferred

Eclipsys knowledge preferred

Lawson knowledge preferred

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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