Clinic Med Office Specialist

  • Req #: 52866
  • Samaritan Albany General Hospital
  • Albany, OR
  • AGH Urgent Care WI Geary St
  • .9 (72 hrs/pp) - Day
  • Start / End Time: 0900 (9:00 am) - Varies
  • Overtime Rule: 40
  • $14.11 - $20.71
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  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • 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.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • The Urgent Care teams at Samaritan Health Services treat conditions that require immediate attention but are not considered to be life-threatening or severe enough to be cared for in the hospital emergency department.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • 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.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • 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.
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS
    • Rarely
      (1 - 10% of the time)

      Occasionally
      (11 - 33% of the time)

      Frequently
      (34 - 66% of the time)

      Continually
      (67 – 100% of the time)

      WALK - INCLINE

      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)

      STAND

      CLIMB - STAIRS

      KNEEL (on knees)

      REACH - Upward

      SIT

      WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

      BEND FORWARD at waist

      ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

      ROTATE TRUNK Standing

      REACH - Forward

      MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

      FINGER DEXTERITY

      PINCH Fingers

      GRASP Hand/Fist

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