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Surgery Scheduler / Health Care Assistant

Company: Michigan State University
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: November 18, 2022

Job Description:

Job postingsSurgery Scheduler / Health Care Assistant Share this:+ + + + + - More (http://www.addthis.com/bookmark.php?v=250=pageup) Back to search results Apply now Job no: 782554 Work type: Support Staff Pay Grade:07Major Administrative Unit / College:Msu Hci Clinical ServicesDepartment:Msu Hci Specialty Services 40001154Sub Area:CT- Clerical Tech.Salary:Salary Commensurate with ExperienceLocation: East Lansing Categories: Health Care Professional, Health Care Support, Clerical Technical- CT, Full Time (90-100%), Union Working/Functional TitleSurgery SchedulerPosition SummaryGreets patients, obtains basic treatment information, performs and assists with routine medical procedures, and performs clerical activities in order to assist in maintaining clinic flow. Updates and files medical records, verifies insurance coverage and collects payments from patients.Job duties:+ Greets patients in order to determine needs; registers and directs patients to the correct appointment areas.+ Records chief complaint, takes vital signs and health information, and performs routine tests and procedures including venipuncture, blood pressures, pulse rates, respirations, weights and heights.+ Prepares equipment/supplies and cleans examination rooms in order to prepare for patient examinations.+ Verifies insurance coverage and authorizations and collects payments from patients.+ Assists health care providers during examinations, treatments, and minor surgery.+ Schedules appointments, maintains master schedule for physicians and provides information; receives and routes calls and relays messages.+ Orders, updates, copies and files patients' charts/medical records in order to insure their availability for health care providers.+ Orders and schedules lab tests, retrieves and distributes results to health care providers, laboratories and medical records as directed.+ Types materials, completes and verifies forms, and maintains general filing system and the petty cash and change fund.+ Monitors supply inventory and orders per guidelines.+ Performs other duties as assigned.Unit Specific Education/Experience/SkillsThe job requires: knowledge normally acquired through a high school education; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in a medical office setting or in a clinical setting performing routine health assessment tests; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. May require experience in the use word processing and database software, a specified medical course such as Nurse Health Aid and Phlebotomy, or Medical Billing and Medical Terminology experience. May require knowledge of electronic medical record and patient scheduling systems. Valid Medical Assistant Certification RequiredDesired QualificationsFamiliarity with medical terminology; experience in scheduling, screening, and confirming medical appointments using a computerized information system; current or prior experience obtaining/checking authorizations; experience scanning documents and handling a multi-line phone system.Equal Employment Opportunity StatementAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.Required Application MaterialsCover letterResumeValid Medical Assistant Certification Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:https://msu.edu/together-we-will/Work HoursWork hours are typically 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. but may vary as necessary to accommodate clinic operations.Summary of Physical DemandsThe job requires significant physical effort and involves carrying charts and medical equipment, assisting in ambulating and lifting patients.Summary of Health RisksExposure to human blood, serum, and other body fluids; and materials covered under Universal Precautions; TB risk or work within three (3) feet of patients in a health care setting; wear a respirator. Covid precautions.Bidding eligibility ends May 31, 2022 at 11:55 P.M.Advertised: May 25, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

Keywords: Michigan State University, East Lansing , Surgery Scheduler / Health Care Assistant, Other , East Lansing, Michigan

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