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Patient Registration Specialist

Company: WELLSPACE HEALTH
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob Location141 - Arden Health Center - Sacramento, CAMedical Assistant - Front DeskDepartment: MedicalLocations: Amador County, Arden-Arcade, Folsom Community Health Center, Florin Health Center, J Street, North Highlands, San Juan Health CenterReports to: Health Center SupervisorStatus: Full-timeFLSA: Non-ExemptEEO-1: Office and ClericalOrganization InformationWellSpace Health believes that everyone deserves to be seen, no matter who you are, where you come from, where you work or what place you call home. We see you and are here for you. To that end, we've committed ourselves to finding solutions for our community's health and wellbeing to achieve regional health through high quality comprehensive care. Our focus has always been to offer a full range of quality medical care, dental care, mental health and behavioral health services, and enabling services to underserved people. We do this by placing ourselves within the communities we serve and employing outstanding healthcare professionals who are devoted to our mission.We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and are accredited by the Joint Commission for Ambulatory Care and Behavioral Health. We're also certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Care Medical Home and a Behavioral Health Home.Position SummaryThe Front Desk Receptionist supports patient centered care by collecting important data, reviewing patient's insurance status and providing first line customer service to ensure patients have appropriate access to our full range of quality medical, dental, mental and behavior health services with competence and compassion. The Front Desk Receptionist is also responsible for collecting processing patient registrations, patient reminder calls, posting payments, scrubbing and completing billing batches on a daily basis, maintaining effective communication about billing related matters with health center staff and billing staff, including management. Required Qualifications Medical Assistant experience is required.High School Diploma or equivalent required; Some college preferred.One(1) year experience as a administrative assistant OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.Experience with billing and insurance preferred.Knowledge of medical terminology.Strong administrative skills with attention to detail. Ability to use standard office equipment including phone, fax, copier.Computer (PC) literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook email and database software.Team player and service oriented with excellent interpersonal skills.Current CPR or CPR/AED certification.Excellent customer service experience including active listening, problem solving, and the ability to remain calm in emotional or stressful situations.Communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing and demonstrate a high level of listening skills.Demonstrated commitment to the provision of services for the underserved and sensitivity working with a variety of people from low-income populations, with diverse educational, lifestyle, ethnic, and cultural origins; disabled, homeless, substance users, HIV (AIDS) infected, and/or physiologically impaired.Fluency in additional languages preferred.Commitment to HIPAA and ability to abide by standards of professional ethics and maintain confidentiality.Adherence to infection control procedures, including but not limited to, standard precautions of temperature monitoring, hand washing, symptom self-monitoring, masking and social distancing.Assist and support the Center/Department/Program to meet standards of High Reliability.Must have valid driver's license and insurable driving record.Essential Responsibilities Greet patients and visitors, answer questions and provide assistance and directions as neccesary.Provide intake activities and update records which will include and not limited to processing and maintaining client files, daily charts preparation and purging files.Utilize EHR system to schedule new and follow-up appointments for our patients Prepare, process and maintain up to date client files which may include preparing daily charts and purging files.Provide general administrative support (i.e. typing, filing, etc.) to supervisor and department.Maintain office and lobby appearance on a daily basis, ensuring a welcoming and quiet environment. Provide general mail and fax service for all departments.Performing opening and/or closing duties.Process billing fees and payments.Other duties as assigned.BenefitsSuccessful candidate will receive regionally competitive salary, above average health benefits at reduced costs, company paid life insurance & long-term disability insurance, additional voluntary retirement plan with company match and no vesting schedule requirement.Paid bereavement and jury duty leave10 paid holidays per yearPaid time offPaid sick leaveFlexible Spending ProgramCompany paid malpractice insurance for all providersProfessional development hours offered annuallyPhysical Demands and Work EnvironmentThe work environment is characteristic of a medical clinic environment. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel. The employee is also required to stand; walk; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must also possess hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the phone. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.The employee may be in contact with individuals and families in crisis who may be ill, using substances and/or not attentive to personal health and safety for themselves or their homes. The employee may experience a number of unpleasant sensory demands associated with the client's use of alcohol and drugs, and the lack of personal care. The employee may also be exposed to bodily fluids (blood, urine) and hazardous chemicals.WellSpace Health is committed to the principals of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is the intent of WellSpace Health to maintain a work environment free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and/or related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws. WellSpace Health is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.WellSpace Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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