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

Marketing Statement

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.

Job Description

Job Summary:

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‚Äôs 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.