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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers Los Angeles, CA

Company
University of California - Los Angeles Medical Centers
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
H85589
AJE Ref #
576208085
Location
Los Angeles, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Job Title:
Administrative Assistant II

UCLA Title:
_____Assistant II

Job No.:
H85589

Work Hours:
To be determined

Work Location:
Westwood, CA

Job Type:
Career

Duration:
Indef

Minimum Salary:
$18.55 / $3228

Maximum Salary:
$26.34 / $4583

Layoff Referral Deadline:
09/01/2016

Bargaining Unit:
CX



JOB DUTIES:

Provide administrative support to ophthalmology multispecialty practice including performing insurance verification in advance of patient visits, obtaining pre-authorizations for managed care patients, greet patients and perform check-in and/or check-out and schedule patient appointments.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIRED

One year of experience working in medical office.

Excellent interpersonal skills which promote pleasant and effective communications with patients, staff and doctors.

Excellent organizational skills and ability to maintain records in a clear and orderly manner at the direction of the Office Manager.

Sufficient knowledge of ophthalmology and its related terminology.

Working knowledge of basic medical terminology and diseases as it applies to the eye. Familiarity with current billing practices including governmental plans.

Experience scheduling patient appointments in a computerized system.

Ability to clearly speak and write in English using correct grammar

Sufficient computer keyboarding skills to perform appointment scheduling, encountering, emailing and other related computer tasks.

Ability to prioritize tasks in a systematic manner to maximize efficiency.

Ability to demonstrate professionalism while dealing with the stressors of operating a multi-line telephone system.

Ability to work with frequent interruptions and complete assignments in a timely manner.

Knowledge of State and Federal programs to ensure reimbursement from Medicare, Medi-Cal, CCS programs and other sponsoring agencies.

Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.

Ability to interact calmly and effectively with patients with difficult personalities.



PREFERRED:

Two years experience working in a medical teaching institution.

Two years experience in ophthalmology practice setting.

Familiarity with ophthalmology and related terminology.

One year of experience with an electronic medical record (EMR).



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