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Medical Office Receptionist

Men's Health Foundation West Hollywood, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

OUR PURPOSE

Men’s Health Foundation connects men at risk to comprehensive healthcare and wellness through education, collaboration and advocacy, inspiring and empowering all men to live longer, healthier and happier lives.  We see a world where inequity and stigma do not separate men from healthcare.  At Men’s Health Foundation we are reimagining men’s healthcare.

THE POSITION

A medical office receptionist reports to the Clinic Ops Manager and is responsible for basic clerical tasks such as answering phones, greeting patients and visitors, and scheduling appointments in a professional and timely manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list may not include all of the duties assigned.)

  • Answer multi-line phones and either direct the caller to the appropriate party or handle the caller’s needs yourself.
  • Greet patients upon arrival, sign them in and obtain insurance information and any other necessary data.
  • Provide patients with intake and new patient forms as well as copies of our office policies and legally required documents.
  • Process payments from patients for co-pays and uninsured visits.
  • Schedule appointments for new and recurring patients based on Physician and PA/NP availability.
  • Maintain hard copy patient records as well as the files stored in the main system.
  • Call patients to remind them of upcoming appointments and to help them schedule testing for off-site services.
  • Provide patients with support and guidance as needed.
  • Answer patient questions and provide assistance and directions when necessary.
  • Respond to emails that arrive using our general office email address.
  • Register new patients and update necessary records.
  • Distribute forms and paperwork to patients and then check them over to ensure that required fields are completed appropriately.
  • Process bills, invoices, and patient payments in office.
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patient records.
  • Enhances the organization’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments; promotes customer service excellence.
  • Manage inventory of necessary office supplies and coordinate reordering.
  • Ensure that the waiting room environment remains quiet, calm, and welcoming.
  • Uphold the positive reputation of our medical office by always treating visitors in a friendly, welcoming, and compassionate manner.
  • Serves and protects the clinic by adhering to professional standards, organizational policies and procedures, federal, state, and local requirements, and HIPAA standards.
  • Other duties may be assigned, as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Requires a high school diploma.
  • Medical Assistant certificate or equivalent experience such as 2 years of experience in a related field.
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment and prioritize task based on importance.
  • Possess strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Posses exceptional interpersonal communication skills.
  • Able to work collectively with administrative team associates.
  • Excellent phone etiquette.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Work schedule may change based on patient demand.
  • Excellent phone etiquette.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Work schedule may change based on patient demand.
  • Ability to type 40+ wpm and have experience with healthcare software.
  • Have the appropriate level of behavioral maturity and patience in handling patients.
  • Have diplomacy and tact in handling difficult and irate patients.
  • Spanish bilingual a plus.
  • Ability to work effectively with men and transgender women of diverse races, ethnicities, ages, and sexual orientation in a multicultural environment.

COMPANY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a drug test and a background check to include a 7-year criminal, 10-year SSN & employer history reference check 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules
  • Must take yearly flu shot and test for tuberculosis as required by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men's Health Foundation

Address

West Hollywood, CA
USA