• Administrative Assistant II - Surgical Services

    Job Locations US-OR
    # of Openings
    Administrative Support Workers
    Regular Full-Time
    Department : Name
    ADMINISTRATION - LOC 2 (Cardiology)
    USD $17.87/Hr.
    USD $21.44/Hr.
    Salary Grade
  • Overview

    Mid-Columbia Medical Center Surgery Clinic is looking for a qualified Administrative Assistant II.


    This is a full time position and will be eligible for a comprehensive benefits and paid time off package.


    Under limited supervision, performs diverse clerical and office support that requires advanced administrative skills and knowledge of clinic or clinical department operations. Responsibilities may include providing services and information directly to patients, cleaning and stocking exam/patient rooms, keyboarding, utilizing electronic medical records system, file management, scheduling specialized procedures and/or meetings, billing responsibilities including insurance verification, referrals, ordering supplies and operation of office equipment.


    May coordinate the process and flow of administrative work, maintaining complicated and confidential records, preparing or compiling reports or assisting providers and clinical staff as requested.


    May assist in guiding patients through the entire healthcare experience including physician services, diagnostic or specialty services and hospitalizations. May involve understanding and working with insurance plans and benefit designs, and pre-authorization procedures, and some knowledge of CPT and ICD coding. Work is generally performed independently requiring judgment and problem solving skills under limited supervision. May register patients and offer phone coverage in absence of or as backup to reception.



    • High School Graduate or equivalent; College Coursework preferred
    • May be required to have CPR/BLS certification depending upon assignment.



    • Minimum two years of progressively more responsible health care experience or equivalent education in at least one of the following areas required: Patient Registration; Medical Records/Health Information; clerical support experience; Insurance Verification Authorization/Referrals


    • Advanced clerical skill with appropriate computer systems and software packages.
    • May require ability to transcribe reports, forms, and correspondence, including the use of technical and medical terminology, from longhand or dictation
    • Ability to compose routine correspondence and reports; ability to edit documents for grammar, punctuation, etc; Time Management Skills.
    • Knowledge of departmental policies and procedures.
    • Time Management and Organization Skills
    • Ability to handle multi-lined telephone system
    • Ability to work with confidential information and adhere to privacy regulations.
    • May require ability to keyboard at 60 words per minute


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