• Medical Secretary (Newport)

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    The Company: A member of the Lifespan health system, Coastal Medical is Rhode Island's largest physician governed medical group, whose primary goal is to offer patients better health and better care with minimal cost to patients. An equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Coastal employs over 600 professionals in a variety of roles.

    Coastal Medical offers competitive wages and values work/life balance.
    Our comprehensive benefit package includes health, dental & vision benefits, a free life insurance policy, earned time, paid holidays and 401K match.
    Employee input is essential to our operations. All employees are encouraged to join and participate in committees, trainings and workgroups.
    Lifespan has joined other healthcare leaders and systems around the country in requiring all employees, regardless of their role, to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In addition, the Rhode Island Department of Health has now issued a new emergency regulation requiring all healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 1, 2021.
    All new employees must be fully vaccinated by October 1st or by their start date (if hired after October 1st).

    The Position: We are currently in search of Medical Secretaries. The Medical Secretary's main responsibility includes providing high-quality patient care, while exhibiting strong customer service skills to our patients and visitors.

    This is an hourly, full time position.
    The schedule consists of 40 weekly hours. Schedule will be discussed during the interview process.
    This position is located in Newport, RI.
    Employee parking is provided at all locations.

    Essential Functions:
    Responsible for answering phones, scheduling appointments, checking patients in and out from their appointment and coordinating specialist appointments for patients
    Collects patient balances, copays, and credit cards at time of service
    Reviews lists of patients who need appointments and calls to schedule when due
    Verifies demographics and insurance carrier information for every patient
    Assists patients with Kiosk sign in
    Complies with OSHA and DOH standards
    Schedules, coordinates, and tracks STAT patient referrals and pre-authorizations

    Requirements:
    High School Diploma or equivalent
    Certification as a Medical Secretary or previous training in Office Administration
    At least one year of prior experience as a Medical Secretary/Receptionist
    Familiarity using an Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

    Why You Should Apply:
    We operate in a collaborative environment and strongly encourage and promote employee growth and development.
    Coastal offers a wide range of training opportunities including our own Leadership Academies as well as other well-known programs such as Crucial Conversations and Clifton Strengths.

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