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Medical Scheduler, Multispeciality, Niskayuna

Company: Albany Med
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Niskayuna Multispecialty

Work Shift:
Day (United States of America)

Medical Scheduler, Niskayuna , NY
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday

We are seeking an Administrative Associate with excellent customer service skills and clerical experience to join our team!

The Medical Scheduler provides advanced clerical support and fosters coordination of functions for effective operation and administration of office functions. Demonstrates a high degree of knowledge and competence in our electronic health record and scheduling system.

---Assist all patients that report to the front check in desk.
---Greet patients in a prompt, courteous and professional manner.
---Interact with a diverse patient population.
---Utilize the electronic medical record to maintain patient records via registration process and scan functionality.
---Update insurance information, attending appointment, collect patient co-pays and other duties as assigned at the time of patient check-in for scheduled appointments.
---Be knowledgeable with state and government agencies to provide proper consents for patients who are wards of the state; work with facilities to obtain proper consents from patient proxies.
---Schedule follow up appointments and referral as needed when patients check out.
---Communicate professionally and timely with all parties, including providers, patients, clinical care team, and insurance companies.
---Answer incoming phone calls and direct appropriately to team members.
---Conveys professional image by adhering to the established dress code.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the registration and scheduling process for complex patients.
  • Responsible for updating the system with registration, scheduling and insurance information.
  • Prepares patient disability and out of work / school paperwork.
  • Responsible for discussing financial obligation and explaining regulatory forms, as well as answering any patient questions.
  • Ability to work in multiple systems during patient facing interactions and telephone call receipts to complete accurate registration and to support the clinical workflow.
  • Understands the practice and hospital strategic plan.
  • Supports plans, policy and procedures, and initiatives within scope of their departments expectations and role.
  • Represents AMC and supports the ideals and principles of their department, the Practice, the Hospital and the Center.
  • Exemplify Albany Med CARES guiding principles.
  • Is a champion to ensure an optimal patient experience.
  • Understands and promotes patient and employee safety as our top priority.
  • Promotes a safe environment and promptly reports issues.
  • Understands patient safety goals.

    • High School Diploma/G.E.D. - required
    • 2-3 years of office experience, or one year of related experience in a medical practice - preferred
    • Experience using an electronic health record and Microsoft Office a plus.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Ability to multi-task in a high patient volume unit.
    • Ability to learn and utilize resources.
    • Strong time management skills.
    • Ability to review information and draw appropriate conclusions.
    • Good judgement and ability to problem solve; escalate issues as needed.
    • Strong teamwork skills and work ethic.

      Physical Demands
      • Standing - Occasionally
      • Walking - Occasionally
      • Sitting - Constantly
      • Lifting - Rarely
      • Carrying - Rarely
      • Pushing - Rarely
      • Pulling - Rarely
      • Climbing - Rarely
      • Balancing - Rarely
      • Stooping - Rarely
      • Kneeling - Rarely
      • Crouching - Rarely
      • Crawling - Rarely
      • Reaching - Rarely
      • Handling - Occasionally
      • Grasping - Occasionally
      • Feeling - Rarely
      • Talking - Constantly
      • Hearing - Constantly
      • Repetitive Motions - Frequently
      • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Frequently

        Working Conditions
        • Extreme cold - Rarely
        • Extreme heat - Rarely
        • Humidity - Rarely
        • Wet - Rarely
        • Noise - Occasionally
        • Hazards - Rarely
        • Temperature Change - Rarely
        • Atmospheric Conditions - Rarely
        • Vibration - Rarely

          Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!

          Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.

          This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:

          Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

Keywords: Albany Med, Schenectady , Medical Scheduler, Multispeciality, Niskayuna, Healthcare , Schenectady, New York

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