Emory

Atlanta, Georgia (GA) - Posted on Tue, 15 Sep 2020 23:38:38 GMT Source: Emory

Description:
JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • Answers unit/department telephones and greets visitors according to departmental procedure; screens calls and takes messages or refers caller/visitor to appropriate staff member.
  • May page staff member if necessary.
  • Receives and transcribes physicians' orders according to established guidelines.
  • Records, updates, and maintains information in patient records in accordance with department protocol and federal, state and organizational guidelines.
  • Routes records to appropriate department or staff and maintains confidentiality of information.
  • Operates standard office equipment including telephones, copiers, fax machines, and computers.
  • Inventories, orders, and maintains office supplies and forms; completes purchase requisitions and receives supplies.
  • Responds to patient requests via patient intercom system.
  • Relays information to appropriate staff for immediate attention.
  • Arranges for medical tests, supplies, equipment treatment and special dietary needs as ordered by a physician.
  • Enters and retrieves data related to patient charges and supply orders to include daily reconciliation of patient charges to ensure accurate patient billing process.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year previous clerical experience and experience with various personal computer software applications.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (MediumMax 25lbs): up to 25 lbs, 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 25 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

    ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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