Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital Elkin , NC 28621
Answers telephone, screens and routes calls appropriately and maintains appointment schedule.
Insurance verification, registers new patients, prepares patient EMR for office visit, completes prior authorizations as needed.
Education and Formal Training : High school graduation or GED.
Work Experience : Four (4) years work experience in a medical office setting.
Knowledge of medical terminology desirable.
Experience with multi-line telephone system and computers.Bilingual applicants strongly desired.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Demonstrates a high level of mental and emotional tolerance and even temperament when dealing with ill people; uses tact, sensitivity, sound judgment, and a professional attitude when relating with patients, families, and co-workers at all times.
Actively functions as a patient advocate.
Must have thorough knowledge of business office procedures.
Knowledge of grammar, spelling and punctuation to type patient information.
Skill in operating a computer and photocopy machine.
Skill in greeting patients and answering the telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner.
Ability to speak clearly and concisely.
Ability to read, understand, and follow oral and written instruction.
Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetic or numeric systems.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public.
Must develop knowledge of current hospital emergency policies and procedures, fire, safety, disaster, and infection control policies.