The Columbia University Department of Neurology is searching for a Full-time Secretary B that will be responsible for performing typical medical office administrative duties. The Columbia Neurology practice is growing. This position is integral to the overall success of this growth.
The Secretary B will be responsible for performing typical medical office administrative duties including but not limited to answering phones, taking messages, scheduling appointments and tests, obtaining results, filing and/or scanning results.
Using GE Centricity, IDX and CROWN (EMR), the Secretary B will check-in/check-out patients that arrive at the practice.
Verify insurance, collect associated copays and assist physicians in the running the day-to-day front end operations of a busy practice.
Requires two years of college or completion of secretarial school or equivalent business experience, plus a minimum of one or two years related experience.
Candidate will have had experience working in a busy medical practice.
Possess excellent customer satisfaction skills as demonstrated during past experience.
Proficiency working with GE Centricity, IDX and CROWN (EMR) is preferred.
Bilingual Spanish English fluency preferred.
Organization skills are imperative, so as to keep track of several different tasks and sometimes work under limited supervision.
Reporting to and working with the Practice Managers the successful candidate will be detail oriented, able to work under strict deadlines to assist in the completion of tasks related to patient visits including the submission of all charges.
Ability to utilize systems after training.
Typing 55-60 WPM.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 502481
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