Medical Front Office Associate

Center for Diagnostic Imaging - Scarborough, ME3.5

TemporaryEstimated: $26,000 - $34,000 a year
EducationSkills
Be a part of something bigger, and join our team as a Medical Front Office Associate and help transform lives through remarkable customer service. As a Front Office Associate, you will be the first point of contact for patients and referring professionals - answering phones, cheerfully greeting and registering patients, scheduling patient procedures, and acting a liaison between medical technologists and patients waiting for exams. This is a per diem position, working varied shifts to include coverage 6:00am - 11:30pm, seven days a week.

CDI delivers quality patient-centered care, showing in words and actions the true meanings of our core values of accountability, compassion, drive, excellence and integrity. You will play an important part in that process by actively listening to patients' needs, and showing empathy to every patient you speak with.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES: Creates a positive experience for every customer, every day by believing in and practicing The Experience

(65%) Registration

Greets and checks-in patients scheduled for imaging services; registers demographic information and processes payment plans and copays
Answers phones and handles calls in an efficient and friendly manner
Fields calls appropriately for center associates
Acts as liaison between technologists and the patients waiting for exams and relays messages regarding scanner status and other clinic information
Maintains front office lobby area by straightening magazines, organizing coffee supplies and assisting with general office clean up
Orders office supplies as needed
Maintains supply of patient information sheets
Pushes imaging via electronic interfaces
Completes confirmation calls and provides preparation instructions to patient
Faxes reports, billing information, and medical release forms as requested
(25%) Scheduling & Insurance

Schedules patients and enters orders
Maintains an up-to-date and accurate database on all current and potential referring physicians
Accurately maintains patient records within radiology information system (RIS)
Assists with arranging interpreter services, transportation and hotel accommodations for patients when appropriate
Maintains an up to date and accurate pending-scheduling list
Checks all exams for pre-certification with patient's insurance company
Uses knowledge of insurance carriers (example Medicare) and procedures that require waivers to obtain authorization if needed prior to appointment
Handles release of information requests for patients, referring offices, other medical facilities, attorneys & insurance companies following company guidelines
(10%) Performs other duties as assigned

Required:
High school diploma or equivalent
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
1-2 years customer service experience
Proficient with using computer systems and typing

Preferred:
Previous medical office experience
Medical terminology and office background
Bilingual
Requirements

Required:
High school diploma or equivalent
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
1-2 years customer service experience
Proficient with using computer systems and typing

Preferred:
Previous medical office experience
Medical terminology and office background
Bilingual
Be a part of something bigger - join our team in transforming lives through remarkable service. Insight Imaging is a part of CDI's national provider network of medical imaging and related services. Through our collection of partnerships, we deliver our trademark customer service and high-quality services to enhance patient care in more than 35 states, offering a wide range of screening, diagnostic and interventional procedures that complement each community's needs.

Insight is an EO Employer/Vets/Disabled