Ascension Health Clerk - Phys Office/ Lourdes PCA SouthSide/ FT Days in Binghamton, New York
Job ID: 206988
Clerk - Phys Office/ Lourdes PCA SouthSide/ FT Days
Binghamton, New York
Additional Job Information
Title: Clerk - Phys Office
City, State: Binghamton, NY
Location: Lourdes PCA SouthSide
Department: Lourdes Pain Management
Additional Job Details: FT Days, 40 Hours, Weekly
Lourdes Hospital, part of Ascension, has provided compassionate care to those in need since 1925. In Binghamton, N.Y., the main hospital campus includes a Hospice Program, an Ambulatory Surgery Center, and a Regional Cancer Center. Reaching beyond these boundaries, Lourdes has established a network of primary care physicians at convenient sites throughout the region. The Mission In Motion program, which provides primary care and cancer screening services through two mobile medical vans, makes healthcare accessible to rural populations.
The Clerk - Phys Office works in a customer service capacity providing administrative and clerical support to patients and customers in an outpatient clinic and/or medical office setting.
Greets patients and visitors, checks patients in and out, and obtains necessary documentation. Verifies and enters demographic information.
Obtains and verifies insurance authorizations/precertification. Completes medical record release requests and schedules/confirms patient appointments.
Enters, reviews and submits charges for patient procedures and services daily. Collects co-payments and reconciles all daily reports and deposits for accuracy.
Provides general office and clerical support to assigned out-patient/medical office.
Scans and files documents into the EHR
Education & Work Experience:
High School Diploma or Equivalent required
Associate’s Degree Preferred
Experience in the operation of basic office equipment required.
Must possess excellent organizational, communication and human relation skills.
Requires numerical skills and basic knowledge of medical terminology.
Knowledge of ICD-9 or ICD-10 coding for lab/x-ray orders preferred.
Recent experience working in a medical office setting preferred.
Experience working with Allscripts preferred.