Clinic Med Office Specialist

  • Samaritan Health Services
  • 3600 NW Samaritan Drive Corvallis Oregon 97330 United States
  • Feb 10, 2019
Full-time Office and Clerical

Job Description

  • JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
    • Performs receptionist duties and provides clerical support for office. Greets patients and interfaces with hospital staff, clinical staff, patients, and visitors in a professional manner. May be responsible for obtaining prior authorization for office referrals and applying knowledge of current clinical diagnosis and billing codes.
  • DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION
    • SHS Orthopedic Teams offer generalized and specialized orthopedic surgery services including joint replacement, carpal tunnel surgery, ACL reconstruction, arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery, joint injections, sports medicine and fracture care.
  • EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • One (1) year experience and/or training in a position of similar responsibility and complexity required.
    • Experience and/or training in ICD-10 and CPT coding required.
    • Experience and/or training with medical/insurance terminology required.
    • Experience and/or training in computer applications required.
  • KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
    • Service Orientation - Successfully apply knowledge of various resources/models of recovery to assist and care for others. 
    • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology. 
    • Confidentiality - Knowledge of State and Federal (HIPAA) laws pertaining to confidentiality of protected health information. Ability to comply with laws and maintain confidentiality of patient information.
    • Time Management - Ability to organize, plan and prioritize work to complete within required time frames and to follow-up on pending issues. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and thrive in dynamic fast-paced environments and under pressure.
    • Team Building - Ability to work, function and communicate on a multi-disciplinary team. Possess the knowledge and skills to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintain them over time. 
    • Social Perceptiveness - Ability to work with a diverse population from pediatrics to geriatrics. Basic understanding of age-related differences in caring for and/or communicating with patients and caregivers. Possess personal sensitivity to the needs and experiences of others and a non-judgmental attitude towards persons of differing standards, values, lifestyles, and ages. 
  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Rarely
(1 - 10% of the time)

Occasionally
(11 - 33% of the time)

Frequently
(34 - 66% of the time)

Continually
(67 – 100% of the time)

WALK - INCLINE

LIFT (Floor to Waist: 0"-36") 20 - 40 Lbs

LIFT (Knee to chest: 24"-54") 0 - 20 Lbs

LIFT (Waist to Eye: up to 54") 0 - 20 Lbs

CARRY 1-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

CARRY 2-handed, 0 - 20 pounds

SQUAT Repetitive

SQUAT Static (hold >30 sec)

PUSH (0-20 pounds force)

PULL (0-20 pounds force)

STAND

CLIMB - STAIRS

KNEEL (on knees)

REACH - Upward

SIT

WALK - LEVEL SURFACE

BEND FORWARD at waist

ROTATE TRUNK Sitting

ROTATE TRUNK Standing

REACH - Forward

MANUAL DEXTERITY Hands/wrists

FINGER DEXTERITY

PINCH Fingers

GRASP Hand/Fist