Clinic Med Office Specialist

  • Req #: 56453
  • Samaritan Albany General Hospital
  • Albany, OR
  • AGH SamCare Express
  • .9 (72 hrs/pp) - Day
  • Start / End Time: 0900 (9:00 am) - Varies
  • Overtime Rule: 40
  • $16.35 - $24.01
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  • Sign on Bonus: $1,000
  • *Bonus available to new employees and may require previous work experience. Employment commitment to Samaritan is required.

    • Performs receptionist duties and provides clerical support for office. Greets patients and interfaces with hospital staff, clinical staff, patients, and visitors in a professional manner. May be responsible for obtaining prior authorization for office referrals and applying knowledge of current clinical diagnosis and billing codes.
    • SamCare Express offers, by appointment, same-day treatment of health problems such as: cold, cough and fever, sore throat and strep throat, bronchitis, sinus infection, bladder and urinary tract infection, pink eye, earache and ear infection, flu vaccination, skin irritation or rash without fever, sports physicals, and other minor illnesses and injuries. We bring convenient and affordable health care to residents and visitors of our communities.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • One (1) year experience and/or training in a position of similar responsibility and complexity required.
    • Experience and/or training in ICD-10 and CPT coding required.
    • Experience and/or training with medical/insurance terminology required.
    • Experience and/or training in computer applications required.
    • Service Orientation - Successfully apply knowledge of various resources/models of recovery to assist and care for others. 
    • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology. 
    • Confidentiality - Knowledge of State and Federal (HIPAA) laws pertaining to confidentiality of protected health information. Ability to comply with laws and maintain confidentiality of patient information.
    • Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
    • Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time. 
    • Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages. 
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      (11 - 33% of the time)

      (34 - 66% of the time)

      (67 – 100% of the time)


      LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

      LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

      CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

      SQUAT Repetitive

      SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

      PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

      PULL (0-20 pounds force)



      KNEEL (on knees)

      REACH - Upward



      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Forward

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists


      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist


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