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Medical Receptionist

Western Health Care, A Professional Medical Corporation
Carson, CA
  • $16 Hourly
  • Life Insurance
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Western Health Care

A Professional Medical Corporation

Medical Receptionist Duties and Responsibilities



The medical receptionist duties are wide-ranged and include:

·       Welcomes patients and visitors both in person and on the telephone answering or referring inquiries

·       Scheduling appointments in a manner that optimizes patients’ satisfaction, provider time and treatment room utilization

o   Provides sufficient time for the level of exam scheduled

o   Takes into consideration the urgency of the complaint when scheduling appointments

o   Reschedules appointments when necessary in a manner respectful of the patient’s time

·       Registration of new and returning patients

·       Verification of health insurance coverage

·       Maintains the work flow of the office by keeping patient appointments on schedule by notifying the physician of the patient’s arrival and reminding the doctor of service delays

·       Files and retrieves patient records—both paper and electronic medical records as indicated

·       Review the encounter ticket for proper billing and coding

·       Maintain patient’s accounts

o   Updates personal and financial records (verify each visit)

o   Collects and records patient charges

o   Expedites third-party claims (insurance)

·       Maintains office inventory and equipment

o   Checks stock of supplies regularly to determine inventory

o   Maintain calibration of equipment

·       Adheres to HIPPA standards maintaining strict patient confidentiality

o   Keeps all charts, lab and other studies out of sight of other patients, visitors or vendors

o   Schedules appointments for consultants, diagnostic studies and all confidential matters in a manner that confidential information is never overheard by others

·       Maintains operations by following policies and procedures and reporting needed changes



Company Description
Western Health Care is a small private group medical practice with offices in Los Angeles and Carson, California. We are mainly a primary care practice specializing in Internal Medicine and sub specializing in Gastroenterology. Our health care providers are passionate about what they do and are committed to serving our communities by providing high quality and culturally competent health care.


Western Health Care, A Professional Medical Corporation

520 E Carson Plaza Ct

Carson, CA



Posted date

Over a month ago

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