Samaritan Health Services Clinic Med Office Specialist in Albany, Oregon

Samaritan Albany General Hospital * AGH Urology-Albany

Albany, OR

Clerical/ Trade

1.0 (80 hrs/pp), Day,

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

  • Performs receptionist duties and provides clerical support for office. Greets patients and interfaces with hospital staff, clinical staff, patients, and visitors in a professional manner. May be responsible for obtaining prior authorization for office referrals and applying knowledge of current clinical diagnosis and billing codes.

  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION

  • SHS Urology Teams diagnose and treat urological conditions in men and women including but not limited to surgical treatment of cancers (prostate, bladder, kidney and testicular) treatment of prostate disorders, kidney stone removal, vasectomy and incontinence.

  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • One (1) year experience and/or training in a position of similar responsibility and complexity required.

  • Experience and/or training in ICD-10 and CPT coding required.

  • Experience and/or training with medical/insurance terminology required.

  • Experience and/or training in computer applications required.

  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES

  • Service Orientation - Successfully apply knowledge of various resources/models of recovery to assist and care for others.

  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

  • Confidentiality - Knowledge of State and Federal (HIPAA) laws pertaining to confidentiality of protected health information. Ability to comply with laws and maintain confidentiality of patient information.

  • Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.

  • Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time.

  • Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages.

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Rarely (1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally (11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently (34 - 66% of the time)

Continually (67 – 100% of the time)

WALK - INCLINE

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT(Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT(Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

SQUATRepetitive

SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

PULL (0-20 pounds force)

STAND

CLIMB - STAIRS

KNEEL(on knees)

REACH- Upward

SIT

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

BEND FORWARD at waist

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH -Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCHFingers

GRASPHand/Fist

Posted: 11/05/2018

Req #: 42787

Start Time: 0800 (8:00 am)

Weekend Required: Occasional

Overtime Rule: 40

End Time: 1700 (5:00 pm)

Salary Range: $13.30 - $19.52