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Friendly Front Office Medical Assistant (Exp. Required) - Whittier, CA

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Company Name:Argus Medical Management, LLC
Location:Whittier, CA
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Medical Office
Pay:Hourly
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Description

We are a well established Psychiatric Medical Office, located in Whittier. We have an immediate opening for a kind, friendly, Front Office Medical Assistant with experience in Psychiatry and/or Behavioral Medicine. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 – 3 years of recent front office experience. Bilingual Spanish is required. Please do not apply if you do not meet the qualifications.

 

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:

 FRONT OFFICE:

  1. Welcome patients as they contact the office personally or by telephone, and explain the services available, payment categories, and billing procedures
  2. Schedule appointments; direct walk-in patients and emergencies as per established policies and procedures
  3. Register all patients per registration protocols and collect all documentation
  4. Reviews and verifies patient coverage of insurance or other agencies and computes the charges to be paid by the patient
  5. Collects deposits or co-pays/deductibles prior to the patient being seen by the provider per established policies and procedures. Inform patient of their outstanding balance, collect said balance, and issue receipt when monies are collected
  6. Review referral requests for completeness/accuracy and schedule any follow-up appointment as indicated
  7. Work closely with medical staff to ensure smooth patient flow and cut down on waiting time
  8. Check office supplies regularly and advise of any needs.
  9. Able to complete referrals and authorizations.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION: High school diploma

 

             EXPERIENCE: Minimum 2+ years of recent front office experience at a medical office

 

             REQUIRED SKILLS: Medical terminology. Strong organizational and interpersonal skills Knowledge of EMR. Knowledge of medications and injection procedures Knowledge of the referral and authorization process. Bilingual Spanish is required.      

 

            OTHER REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to communicate effectively by phone and in writing. Requires adherence to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to standards for safety, attendance, punctuality and personal appearance. Reliable Transportation.

 

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Great pay with comprehensive benefits package which includes Health Benefits, Vacation, & PTO.