York, PA | Clerical and Administrative | Tracking Code: 85022

Physician Office Assistant

Pam Runkle
Pam Runkle
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

Schedule & Location

Full Time Day (80 hours every two weeks)

Heart & Vascular Center:  30 Monument Road York PA 17402

Physician Office Assistants are an integral part of WellSpan Health’s multispecialty medical group.  Our medical group of almost 5,000 employees is strong and growing fast!  We have medical practices that represent 51 specialty areas of medicine across 77 locations throughout Central Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland.  Wherever your patient care interests fall - whether it’s caring for babies, to end of life care, or anywhere in between to include urgent care - join our amazing team and learn for yourself why WellSpan was just recognized in the Forbes’ list of the 100 best employers in Pennsylvania, with a ranking of No. 24!

Working together, our goal is to improve lives through exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. Our culture is one of respect, diversity and inclusion.

Benefits Information

http://www.joinwellspan.org/Benefits

 

General Summary


Under the general supervision of the Practice Manager, performs a variety of clerical tasks related to the customer service of our patients. WellSpan Medical Group recognizes that the Physician Office Assistant is often the first and last person that our patients, families and visitors encounter when they contact or visit our offices. WellSpan Medical Group provides training to our Physician Office Assistants to instill confidence in their ability to create a welcoming environment and well-coordinated experience for everyone. 

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 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.

Required Experience

  • Professional Medical, Administrative or Business School, experience in a physician office setting or 12 or more months of proven customer service experience
  • Knowledge of medical office operations to include reception, billing and insurance and general office skills preferred

Required Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills (Proficient in Microsoft applications)
  • Medical Terminology preferred

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