Front Office Assistant, Piedmont Physicians Group - Kennesaw

Piedmont Healthcare - Kennesaw, GA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $25,000 - $32,000 a year
EducationSkills
RESPONSIBLE FOR:
Under general supervision of the Practice Manager or Front Office Supervisor, performs a variety of nonclinical duties in support of a physicians' practice following established methods and procedures involving some independent judgment and latitude in carrying out tasks.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Front Office Duties: Checks in patients by verifying and/or updating demographic, insurance, and registration information in accordance with established policies and procedures; facilitates the scheduling, canceling, and rescheduling of patient appointments and communicates changes to staff as needed; coordinates with back office staff to ensure for the timely and efficient flow of patients to the providers; reviews and edits patient bills generated by providers through the electronic medical record and/or enters charges and payments from fee tickets; coordinates referrals and/or hospital admission arrangements as directed; demonstrates basic knowledge of managed care plans, CPT, and ICD-9 coding.

Requirements

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
High school graduate or G.E.D. equivalent.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
One (1) year related experience, preferably a medical office setting. Associate’s degree can substituted in lieu of experience requirement.

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
None.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
Previous exposure to electronic patient management systems