Secretary/Onc.Services

Steward Health Care Dartmouth , MA 02714

Posted 2 months ago

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of secretarial and clerically related patient/client support to the Medical Oncology Department.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts medical necessity checks.

  • Communicates with physician practices and hospital staff as needed.

  • Initiates rescheduling of appointments with physician practices, patients and hospital departments as needed.

  • Assures all necessary documentation is recorded within patient management and workflow systems.

  • Achieves established performance targets.

  • Meets established quality expectations.

  • Supports other departmental team members to assure turnaround time expectations are met.

  • Attends and regularly participates in team and/or departmental meetings.

  • Communicates important information to team members.

  • Contributes to team efforts to improve workflow and efficiency.

  • Provides Outstanding Customer Service

  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

  • Commits to recognize and respect cultural diversity for all customers (internal and external).

  • Communicates effectively with internal and external customers with respect of differences in cultures, values, beliefs and ages, utilizing interpreters when needed

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Promotes quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness

  • Competent utilizing Microsoft office, e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Familiarity and experience with Revenue cycle software, tools, and technologies

  • Medical Terminology and working knowledge of Coding knowledge required

  • Time management and flexibility to meet work schedule demands

  • Availability to work variable hours with twenty-four (24) hours' notice on individual work days not to exceed scheduled weekly hours in order to meet fluctuating work flow.

  • Good judgment and problem solving skills (escalation process)

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative

  • Ability to work with a high degree of confidentiality

  • The ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and adjust to issues as needed in a dynamic work environment

  • Proven ability and/or expressed willingness to work as part of a team

  • Privacy, Safety and Security- the individual observes privacy, safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Key responsibilities and duties shall be subject to change and revision as necessary in order to maximize revenue realization and adapt to a changing business environment.

  • Requisite poise, judgment and skills to represent Steward Health to internal and external customers.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and/or equivalent, Associate's degree preferred.

  • At least 1-3 years' experience in healthcare related office setting.

  • General office skills such as computer skills, typing, telephone etiquette, business communications and basic mathematics required.

  • Bilingual candidates preferred.

  • Basic computer skills required.

  • Must be willing to travel to both Fall River and Dartmouth Campuses as needed

  • Must be extremely dependable and flexible.

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