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Office Assistant I (Sewickley)
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  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-90671744

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Office Assistant I (Sewickley)

UPMC Community Medicine Incorporated is seeking a full-timeOffice Assistant for Northern Medical Associates in Sewickley! The Office Assistant is responsible for making and scheduling patient appointments in an efficient and timely manner, assisting customers in person and on the phone, providing information, and communicating with various departments. The Office Assistant also obtains and enters complete demographic and insurance information.
*Free parking*
*Monday through Friday with daylight shifts*
Answer questions regarding patient appointments and testing.
Answer telephone, screen calls, take messages, and provide information.
Complete necessary paperwork, such as encounter forms and referrals.
Use computer system to generate information necessary for billing.
Complies with all UPMC Health System policies and procedures.
Maintain strict confidentiality related to medical records and other data.
Greet and register patients in a polite, prompt, helpful manner.
Provide any necessary instructions/directions.
Inform appropriate department/person of patient's arrival, performing appropriate check-in and check-out functions.
Maintain and update current information on physician's schedules, ensuring that patients are scheduled properly and appointments are confirmed.
Maintain clean, orderly waiting area, including beverage area and reading materials.
Prepare patient charts for upcoming appointments.
Schedule, coordinate, and reschedule patients appointments.
Relay necessary messages to staff and providers.
Utilize appropriate modules of the automated financial management system for scheduling, information verification, entering charges, co-payment collection/ reconciliation, and other tasks.
Verify necessary information and records in the medical record and computerized scheduling system.


High school diploma or GED required.
One year work experience, preferably in a medical office setting.
Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
Word processing and computer experience preferred.
Working knowledge of EPIC preferred.
Experience working with electronic medical records preferred.
Some billing and/or insurance authorization experience preferred. Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Act 34 Criminal ClearanceUPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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