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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: Lansing, MI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Opportunity Job ID: 28599 Positions Location: Lansing, MI   Job Description General Purpose of Job: The Pediatric Description:

Positions Location: Lansing, MI


Job Description

General Purpose of Job:

The Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic Secretary will perform general clerical duties associated with patient services to include: scheduling, greeting, admitting and discharging patients, answering all incoming phone calls, filing, assisting with maintenance of medical records.

Essential Duties:

  • Greet, interact with, direct patients, visitors and others appropriately. Provide relevant information regarding department procedures, fees, and services. Facilitate referral to physicians and ancillary departments.
  • Answer incoming calls, respond to inquiries or appropriately make referral within the department or outside the practice. Open, sort, review and distribute mail, schedule meetings as necessary.
  • Participate in compiling pertinent data for patient demographic records, admit and discharge patients, schedule appointments, refer for tests and other services and take phone notes.
  • Complete required forms/reports and enter data into computer, for correct insurance billing. Tabulate receipts, following billing procedures.
  • Maintain records/files, obtain authorization forms for services and release of records.
  • Operate various standard and/or automated office equipment (computer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, intercom, photocopy machine and fax).
  • Assume preceptor role for newly employed secretaries.
  • Obtain insurance prior authorizations as necessary.
Job Requirements General RequirementsNoneWork Experience- Minimum of six months experience in a physician's office or similar health care setting Preferred - Medical terminology, diagnosis and procedure coding, insurance and basic accounting as obtained through successful completion of a course. - Pediatric Office Experience. - Previous experience utilizing an Electronic Medical Record (EMR), specifically EPIC. - Past experience in obtaining insurance prior authorizations. Education- High school diploma, or GEDSpecialized Knowledge and Skills- Demonstrates knowledge of CRT keyboard to process transactions. - Demonstrates keyboarding skills equivalent to 45 wpm. - 95% accuracy in demographic input - Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. - Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Can-do positive attitude

Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Family Administrative/Clerical Requirements: Shift Days Degree Type / Education Level High School / GED Experience Level Under 4 Years

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