Administrative Assistant II, Westwood- Head and Neck Surgery

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POST DATE 1/16/2020
END DATE 1/25/2020

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

Location
Los Angeles, CA
AJE Ref #
586378328
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
5866
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Min Salary
20.88
Max Salary
29.64
Salary Unit
per hour

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the manager, you will provide administrative services associated with a busy medical clinic. In this role, you will act as a key patient contact in the appointment and registration desk area, following the world class practices of CI-CARE.

Our Administrative Assistant will schedule patients using the electronic medical records system, collect and update demographics, insurance, and authorizations as necessary and will greet and check-in patients and perform cash collections. You will also ensure that proper procedures and policies are followed and act as a liaison between the patients, providers, nursing staff, house staff and health system administration. You will perform insurance verification and authorizations, and other duties as assigned by the manager. Qualifications

* Excellent organizational skills to work in a multi-function office with minimal supervision.

* Knowledge of CPT codes, ICD10, and performing insurance authorizations.

* Skill in writing concise, grammatically correct correspondence, reports and manuscripts.

* Proper telephone etiquette

* Knowledge of medical terminology

* Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely manner when there are changes in workload, changes in assignment, pressures of deadlines and competing requirements.

* Skill in interacting diplomatically with the public including patients, other health care providers and students

* Ability to schedule and encounternpatients with speed and accuracy using the electronic medical records system

* Previous experience working in annoutpatient clinic setting.

* Ability to obtain authorizations in antimely manner

* Ability to work occasional overtime

* Ability to havenflexibility in work schedules and locations as needed

UCLA 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.