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Medical Receptionist

Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Description:About UsOur physicians offer a full scope of occupational medicine services designed to help reduce healthcare costs, while minimizing lost work time and increasing employee productivity. To accomplish these goals, Akeso is outcome focused and provides medical care on an urgent or appointment basis for occupational injuries and illnesses. We also design modified work and rehabilitation programs to enable injured employees to return to work as soon as possible.Job DescriptionGreet, instruct, direct and schedule patients and visitors. Process patients through computerized system, prepare patient charts. Serve as a liaison between patient and medical support staff.Key ResponsibilitiesGreet patients and visitors in a prompt, courteous and helpful manner.Answer telephone, screen, and direct calls, takes messages and provides information.Determine patient's needs and processes according to type of case. Complete computer system intake at time of arrival. Clock in status and insure proper authorization.Prepare new patient's medical charts with correct information and paperwork. Issue forms to patients for completion, give clear instructions and offer assistance. Review all forms for completion and signatures. Obtain patient signature and follow all other company procedures.Record all fee tickets and patient names on appropriate log.Pull charts of patients to be seen the following day and prepare supplemental status report.Check in patients, verify and update necessary information in the medical record. Assist patients with ambulatory difficulties.Ensure customer requirements for visits are properly followed and highlighted. Highlight those instructions for the physician. Obtain client authorization for treatment if the patient has not brought in a treatment authorization slip.Screen visitors and respond to routine requests for information.At time of discharge review physician notes and instructions with patient, schedule patient for follow ups in accordance with employer instructions.Check patient out and give required paperwork, as needed to patient. Review employer info prior to patient leaving.Fulfill and forward all client correspondence needs ASAP after discharge of patient (i.e., visit/status notes, etc.).Maintain work area and lobby in neat and orderly manner.Call client regarding "no shows". Call patient and reschedule next appointment.Collate charge tickets and reconcile with patient sign in log.File charts, physician's report, etc.Type correspondence as directed. Sort and deliver mail, medical records, and other correspondence.Maintain appointment book and follow office scheduling policies.Utilize formal channels of communication to report concerns, personal requests, and patient issues. --- Respect patients' right to privacy and confidentiality.Maintain an orderly and professional working atmosphere.Report to work properly dressed according to the approved dress code.Adhere to guidelines concerning working hours and break periods.Understand and follow department's organizational policies and procedures.Assist center manager in prioritizing work activities, evaluating effectiveness and modifying activities when necessary.Meet deadlines for work assignments and inform work status and progress to supervisor.Communicate and cordially work with other staff to ensure efforts are coordinated and a high quality of service is provided.Perform related work as requested.Requirements:Knowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesExcellent telephone manners and etiquette.Typing or word processing skills.Excellent interpersonal skills.Detail-orientated, organized, and self-motivated.Ability to pleasantly interact with patients, clients, payors, and co-workers.Desire to meet and exceed client and patient needs and expectations.Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written directions in English.Ability to complete assigned projects and meet deadlines.Sufficient knowledge of grammar, punctuation, and spelling to correctly enter patient information into the computer.Ability to speak clearly and concisely.Ability to sort and file materials correctly in alphabetical or numerical systems.Bilingual in Spanish preferred.Ability to use correct body mechanics to avoid repetitive motion and other injuries related to office work.Knowledge of company programs, services, and resources available to patients.Education, Licenses/CertificationHigh school diploma or equivalent.ExperiencePrefer one year experience in a medical office position, preferably related to Workers' Compensation. Knowledge of medical terminology desirable. Computer and word processing experience.NOTE: This job description may not include all the duties assigned to the employee and may be updated and modified by the department supervisor, according to the operations at any given time.The base salary is determined on the candidate's education, qualifications, and experience, and is subject to change based on various internal and external factors.Akeso is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: KAIN AKESO MEDICAL HOLDINGS LLC, Huntington Beach , Medical Receptionist, Administration, Clerical , Huntington Beach, California

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