Front Office Coordinator

Expiring today

Employer
University of Maryland Medical Center
Location
La Plata, MD
Posted
Sep 13, 2022
Closes
Sep 25, 2022
Ref
649208560
Function
Program Manager
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
What You Will Do:Receives and screens visitors and telephone calls. Provides general information in person and on the telephone. Calls patients to verify appointments.Verifies patient demographic information including insurance verification prior to the patient visit for all pre-scheduled patients. Performs data entry of patient demographic information. Types letters and faxes information as needed.Registers all patients at each visit utilizing established policies for the capture of complete and up-to-date patient and insurance information Receives and documents patient responsible payments including co-payments, past balance payments, and other patient-responsible charges.Schedules patients for physician visit. Maintains and updates appointment calendars.Processes all referral requests by physicians and patients within a timely manner and according to clinic procedure.Notifies clinical personnel of patient arrival.Maintains entry log of incoming visitors.Processes and delivers departmental mail.Prepares examination room for patients.Cleans examination rooms between patients and at the end of the day.Tracks down labs on patients and follows up with lab companies when errors occur.Coordinates files and office information - updates charts, labs, x-rays, dictated notes, etc.Pulls and prepares charts for current and follow-up appointments.Processes and maintains medical records in accordance with records protocols.Discharges each patient via established policies, including charge entry for current visit if appropriate, scheduling of future appointments, facilitation of ancillary procedures as necessary, and provides for the patient a receipt for services rendered.Performs other duties as assigned. What You Need to Be Successful:High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) is required. One (1) year of customer service experience required.One (1) year relevant front-desk experience preferred.Experience within a healthcare environment preferred.Certification in scheduling and registration preferred.We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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