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Medical Receptionist

Company: Retinal Consultants Medical Group
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Come and join our team! We are a local growing private medical practice specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with diseases of the retina and vitreous. We are looking for individuals who would like to establish a career in healthcare working with nationally recognized physicians. We provide on the job training giving you the ability to grow and advance your skills along with gaining innovative knowledge. Established in 1977, we have locations all over Northern California including Sacramento, Grass Valley, Roseville, Stockton, Modesto, Fairfield, Elk Grove, Folsom, Yuba City and Chico. Our physicians are nationally known, and we continue to be on the leading edge of retina care by utilizing the latest equipment and both participating in and designing new clinical trials to advance the state of care for retinal diseases. Join 150+ other team members working for our nationally recognized retina specialty practice in a fast paced, high volume medical office.

We seek a full-time Medical Receptionist to support our team. Although you must be able to work independently, you will be working directly with physicians, patients, and clinical and business office staff. Collaboration and being a team player are essential to the success of this role. This position will require travel to other locations as needed.

Full-time immediate employee benefits:

Paid Time Off (PTO) 13 days per year, as accrued.

7 Paid Holidays per year.

Scrub Allowance

Ability to participate in company 401k plan offered through Fidelity.

On the first of the month following 30 days of employment benefits:

Medical insurance - employer pays 95% of premium of base HMO plan for employee (dependent coverage available for purchase).

Group dental, vision, life, and accident plans available for purchase.

Flexible Spending Account participation available.

Allows pre-tax deferrals of amounts for medical, dental or vision premiums

Allows pre-tax deferrals for dependent care expenses, subject to limitations

After 90 days of employment - Paid Sick Leave of 3 days per year.

After one year of service - 401K Plan Safe Harbor contribution (3% of annual earnings) received after 2022 plan year ends.

Pay depends on experience and ranges from $17.50 - $28.00 per hour for all levels. Job Responsibilities

Greet patients, family members, visitors, staff and physicians in a warm and respectful manner

Strong communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate with referring physicians and their staff

Ability to work independently or in a team environment and assist coworkers in various aspects

Answer phones in a pleasant and professional manner

Adaptable to fast paced environment

Gain knowledge and the ability to schedule new and established patients in accordance with scheduling guidelines

Check any messages and respond as appropriate

Review various faxes, and patient referrals within 24 hours

Eagerness to perform additional tasks

Problem solving skills

Verify insurance eligibility, add insurance and any authorizations needed

Assist with the patient check in/check out process to optimize patient experience

Ensure patient financial obligations are appropriately addressed at time of service

Ability to maintain a HIPAA and OSHA compliant workstation Required Skills and Qualifications

Ability to communicate clearly, verbally, and in writing

Ability to apply policies and principles to solve everyday problems

Ability to plan, exercise initiative, problem solve, make decisions

Ability to complete multiple tasks simultaneously

Ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities

Excellent organization and time management skills

Ability to work in an unsupervised environment, both as a team and as an individual

Ability to maintain a courteous demeanor while maintaining required level of productivity

Knowledge of insurances: HMO's, PPO's, Medicare, MediCal

Knowledge of how to operate standard office equipment

Able to dilate, check vision, and enter appropriate chief complaint

Understand what diagnoses are considered emergencies

Ability to document accurately and efficiently patient communications

Ability to follow direction well, maintain professionalism, and be punctual

Enjoy working with patients, primarily elderly patients

Patience and empathy

Ability to work as a part of a team

Ability to work under pressure in a high paced environment Physical Requirements:

Sitting and viewing computer screen for extended periods

Keyboarding for extended periods

Standing or walking, up to 75% of the time

Lifting, reaching, and bending, often

Close visual acuity required to perform duties such as viewing computer monitor, and determining accuracy and thoroughness of work

Keywords: Retinal Consultants Medical Group, Sacramento , Medical Receptionist, Administration, Clerical , Sacramento, California

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