Office Assistant - Nursing Home Services - Mt. Gretna

Mt Gretna, PA | Behavioral Health | Tracking Code: 57896

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Position Summary:

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.


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.

Required Skills
  • Insurance background
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Medical terminology knowledge


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 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and 170 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

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Diversity & Inclusion at WellSpan

Know, Respect, Include

WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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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