Ascension Health Lead-Clerk Physician Office/ Upper Front Street/ FT Days in Binghamton, New York

Job ID: 202800

Lead-Clerk Physician Office/ Upper Front Street/ FT Days

Binghamton, New York


Additional Job Information

Title: Lead-Clerk Physician Office

City, State: Binghamton, NY

Location: Upper Front Street

Department: Upper Front Street Practice

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 Lead-Clerk Physician 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.

  • Completes medical record release requests and schedules/confirms patient clinic and procedure appointments. Processes medical records to ensure all appropriate patient follow up has been scheduled.

  • Assists in the ordering, and maintaining of accurate inventory for all office supplies. Helps in the training of all new Clerical Medical Office Assistants

  • In absence of Manager, act as contact person for the site. Communicates and reports significant information to appropriate Hospital personnel. Documents and reviews all information with the Office Manager and/or Clinical Site Coordinator upon return from absence.

  • Performs additional duties as assigned by management.


Education & Work Experience:

  • Associate Degree

  • Minimum of one year experience working in a multidisciplinary medical office setting required.

  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of computerized patient registration, scheduling and billing systems, and basic office equipment preferred and AAS degree in Medical Office Assisting, completion of an equivalent training program, or a minimum of two (2) years experience in a medical setting required.

How To Apply

Applicants may proceed by clicking on the "Apply Now" button.

To apply later, return to the Employment page at . Applications/Resumes may only be sumitted online through this process.

In addition, you may apply anytime online using any computer OR via one of our computer terminals at the following locations:

• Lourdes Human Resources – 33 Lewis Road, Binghamton, NY 13905

• Lourdes Hospital, Ground Floor.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, Our Lady of Lourdes Memorial Hospital (Lourdes) complies with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Lourdes are based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Lourdes does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Lourdes is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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