***Last day to apply will be Saturday 5/24/14. All applications will be reviewed and each candidate will be contacted no later than 5/30/14 as to whether or not an interview will be granted. Thank you!***
Part Time Administrative Assistant
We are seeking a part-time administrative assistant for our growing optometry practice in Owosso, Michigan. The position will start at 3 full days per week. Compensation will depend on qualifications & experience.
The primary responsibilities will include:
a) Answering phones at our front desk
b) Setting up patient appointments & maintaining the schedule
c) Verifying each patient’s insurance benefits & eligibility prior to their appointment
d) Maintaining and staying up to date with our patient appointment recall list
e) Greeting patients and assisting them with check-in paperwork
f) Handling payment at check-out and figuring out totals with insurance co pays/allowances
g) Faxing & scanning confidential patient records & doctor reports
h) Contacting other doctor’s offices for referrals, medical record transfers, etc.
The applicant must have the following skills:
a) Very detail oriented & organized
b) Positive, up-beat & enjoys helping patients
c) High level of computer ability including learning how to utilize our electronic health records system (will use on a daily basis for most tasks), Microsoft excel, and navigating multiple insurance websites when verifying patient insurance benefits information.
d) Ability to think quick on their feet & comfortable working in a busy environment
e) Willingness to assist with any other tasks/responsibilities to help the office run smoothly on a daily basis as needed
Skills we would highly prefer, but not required:
a) Experience working in a medical office, preferably Optometry/Optical
b) Experience in verifying insurance benefits
c) Experience in medical coding/billing
Please email your resume with at least 2 current references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cover letter optional.
Last day to apply will be Saturday 5/24/14. All applications will be reviewed and each candidate will be contacted no later than 5/30/14 as to whether or not an interview will be granted.
Thank you for your interest! :)
Andrea DeMeritt - Office Manager