Wellstar Health System, Inc. Marietta , GA 30060
At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful and such an integral part of our communities.
We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Project Assistant functions in a customer service role and is responsible for day to day operations of the front office to include patient registration/scheduling, clerical support and project management. This individual works independently and is responsible for completing tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
Local travel between Diabetes Services sites may be required.
Patient registration/scheduling entails obtaining accurate information (e.g. demographic, financial, insurance), maintaining a working knowledge of insurance benefits and coverage, providing directions to various education sites as well as working closely with referring provider offices.
Must be competent to assist with various projects (e.g. template building, regulatory readiness, marketing/event planning, etc.).
Must be competent in multiple clerical functions to include answering/routing phone calls, working in Epic electronic health record, supply inventory and ordering, sort/filing documents, entering data into spreadsheets, taking meetings minutes and Outlook calendar management.
Required Minimum Education: High school graduate.
Prefer 1 to 2 years of college or equivalent work experience. Additional training in personal computer applications and medical technology required.
Required Minimum Experience: Minimum of 2 years' experience in health care administration or other health care related area.
Strong word processing skills in Microsoft Office required. Must be able to handle calls and patients in a professional and courteous manner. Must be organized and capable of handling multiple tasks at once.
Required Minimum Skills:
Self-directed, ability to work autonomously and prioritize multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment without direct supervision.
Very strong organizational skills. Must possess an understanding of today's changing health care industry. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Able to interface with patients/families, administrators, physicians and operational and clinical members.