Under general supervision, performs secretarial duties, which include work requiring knowledge of specialized medical/scientific terminology; performs general secretarial duties as assigned.
Coordinates and schedules outpatient visits for patients; schedules surgeries with the Operating Room staff, including use of special equipment and instructions from physicians; coordinates events with patients and scheduling office; and coordinates pre-operative testing and admission process with patients.
Obtains all required insurance pre-certification or authorizations for the surgery; documents all data inÂ EPIC.
Assures records are received for consultations; maintains open communication with clinic staff regarding physicians absences; and completes paperwork presented by patients.
Performs standard administrative duties such as answering phones, maintaining physicians calendars, scheduling meetings, and creating letters and miscellaneous documents.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of specialized medical/scientific terminology
Written and verbal communication skills
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Ability to maintain records and files
Ability to make basic numerical calculations
Ability to learn and apply institutional policies and procedures
Ability to extract data from conversation and documents
Ability to transcribe data from recorded or direct dictation
Ability to compose a variety of memorandums and/or letters with only general direction
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to type and operate a personal computer and modern office equipment
High school diploma; supplemented with two (2) years secretarial experience which includes one (1) year using medical/scientific terminology.
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