Medical Receptionist - OHC - Kenwood

US Oncology, Inc. Cincinnati, OH
Position SummaryFor over 30 years, OHC (Oncology Hematology Care, Inc.) has served as the region's premier provider of treatments for cancer and blood disorders, offering a wide range of services and state-of-the-art treatments and technologies, as well as being nationally recognized for cutting edge clinical research breakthroughs. OHC puts patients first by delivering compassionate and convenient care, tailored to meet a patient's medical and personal needs.

Oncology Hematology Care, Inc. is currently seeking a Medical Receptionist to join our patient-focused and dedicated physicians and professional support staff within the team at our Kenwood location.

Summary of Responsibilities: The Medical Receptionist professionally greets and welcomes patients and their friends/family. Registers and schedules appointments for patients in a efficient and timely manner. Answers, screens, and directs all incoming calls to appropriate personnel relaying messages between patients and clinical staff.

Characteristic Duties:

* Greets patients and visitors to the clinic in a prompt, courteous and professional manner. Checks in patients and informs clinical staff of patient arrival.

* Provides and explains paperwork for the patient to complete prior to examination. Collects, proofs for completeness, and files patient forms. Updates demographics and insurance information in the system. Collects co-pays and balances; provides receipt.

* Answers, screens, and responds to routine questions, routes to appropriate personnel, or take thorough messages. Pages clinic personnel as appropriate. Communicates messages in an accurate and timely manner according to procedures.

* Checks patients out after examination. Schedules returning appointments in accordance with physician and/or office guidelines. Provides patients with appointment details such as time, location, directions, instruction sheets, and other details.

* Records patient cancellations and missed appointments; reschedules appointments. Notifies appropriate staff of the cancellation and makes note in patient chart.

* Provides general administrative support by filing charts and forms. Maintains lobby area in a neat and orderly manner. Maintains a legible supply of forms and appropriate office supplies required for daily activities.

* Adheres to confidentiality, state, federal, and HIPPA laws and guidelines with regards to patient's records.

* Other duties as requested or assigned. May type memos and forms.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent required. Some receptionist or office experience preferred. Proficiency with computer systems and MicroSoft (Outlook, Office Word, and Excel) required. Experience with IKnowMed or Centricity a plus.

* Demonstrates Adaptability: Handles day to day work challenges confidently; is willing and able to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities; demonstrates flexibility.

* Shows Work Commitment: Sets high standards of performance and works efficiently to achieve them.

* Commits to Quality: Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to be present at the employee site during regularly scheduled business hours and regularly required to sit or stand and talk or hear. Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 lbs. Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.

Work Environment:

The work environment may include exposure to communicable diseases, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medical preparations and other conditions common to an oncology/hematology clinic environment. Work will involve in-person interaction with co-workers and management and/or clients. Work may require minimal travel by automobile to office sites.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Some receptionist or office experience preferred. Proficiency with computer systems and MicroSoft (Outlook, Office Word, and Excel) required.

This full-time position offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, PTO (paid time off), paid holidays and 401k, as well as company-paid short-term disability, long-term disability and basic life insurance.

The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.