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Company: Sparrow Health System
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Job Opportunity

Job ID:35883 Positions Location: East Lansing, MI Job Description General Purpose of Job:

Positions Location: East Lansing, MI

Job Description

General Purpose of Job:
Perform general clerical duties associated with patient services to include: scheduling, greeting, admitting and discharging patients, answering all incoming phone calls, filing, and assisting with maintenance of medical records.
Essential Duties:
This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Associates may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position.

  • Greet, interact with, direct patients, visitors and others appropriately. Provide relevant information regarding department procedures, fees, and services. Facilitate referral to physicians and ancillary departments.
  • Answer incoming calls, respond to inquiries or appropriately make referral within the department or outside the practice. Open, sort, review and distribute mail.
  • Participate in compiling pertinent data for patient demographic records, admit and discharge patients, schedule appointments, refer for tests and other services and take phone notes.
  • Complete required forms/reports and enter data into computer, for correct insurance billing. Tabulate receipts, following billing procedures.
  • Maintain records/files, obtain authorization forms for services and release of records.
  • Operate various standard and/or automated office equipment(computer, typewriter, calculator, telephone, intercom, photocopy machine and fax).
  • Assume preceptor role for new clerical assistant and/or new medical assistant clerical.

    Job Requirements

    General Requirements
    * Demonstrates knowledge and maintains and respects patient right to privacy by following the HIPAA Privacy and Security policies and procedures. * Adheres to ICARE values and standards of behavior (Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence). * Role model behaviors that value the diversity of our associates, patients and customers and supports creating an environment that is inclusive, welcoming and respectful. * Communicates with patients, families and customers using AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation, Thank). * Works in a safe manner and promptly reports any hazards identified in the work environment or related to assigned responsibilities.

    Work Experience
    * Six months experience in a health care office or similar setting. Preferred. * Medical terminology, diagnosis and procedure coding, insurance and basic accounting as obtained through successful completion of a course. Preferred. * Experience with an EMR. Preferred.

    * High school diploma or GED

    Specialized Knowledge and Skills
    * Demonstrates knowledge of CRT keyboard to process transactions. Demonstrates keyboarding skills equivalent to 45 wpm * 80% accuracy in demographic input * Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communicaiton skills * Ability to work in an EMR

    Sparrow Health System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

    Job Family


    Degree Type / Education Level
    High School / GED


    Sparrow Medical Group

    Experience Level
    Under 4 Years

Keywords: Sparrow Health System, East Lansing , SMG-CLERICAL ASSISTANT, Other , East Lansing, Michigan

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