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Medical Receptionist / Kenner Clinic

Company: JenCare Senior Medical Center
Location: Kenner
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

*Job Description*

The Care Facilitator is one of a patient's first contact with our ChenMed family and, as such, serves as a patient advocate delivering and providing exceptional customer service. The incumbent in this role checks patients in to and out of the medical clinic and provides basic secretarial and administrative support. A successful Care Facilitator possesses a strong commitment to providing superior service and views every interaction as an opportunity to build a trusting relationship with the patient.


* Interacts appropriately with patients and records information while greeting, checking-in, checking-out or scheduling appointments for patients.

* Utilizes computer equipment and programs to add new patient information, prints out relevant forms for processing and schedule appointments. Ensures patient contact and emergency contact information is accurately documented in the system.

* Answers telephones, takes detailed and accurate messages, and ensures messages are directed to the appropriate individual.

* Clearly communicates information about ChenMed clinical personnel to patients and other individuals.

* Verifies patient insurance via phone or website and collects any necessary copays for services. Assists with scheduling follow-up and in-house Specialist referral appointments, when necessary.

* Escorts patients to exam rooms and ensures their comfort and well-bring prior to leaving.

* Acts as HEDIS champion for the PCP by providing visibility of HEDIS needs for scheduled patients.

* Presents patients with customer service survey during check out and escalates if needed for immediate service recovery.

* Participates in daily and weekly huddles to provide details on patients.

*_Other responsibilities may include:_*

* Maintains the confidentiality of patients' personal information and medical records.

* Reviews patients' personal and appointment information for completeness and accuracy.

* Transmits correspondence by mail, email or fax.

* Performs other duties as assigned and modified at manager's discretion


* Exceptional customer service skills and passion for serving others

* Working knowledge of medical insurance and/or knowledge of electronic medical record EMR systems

* Knowledge of ChenMed Medical products, services, standards, policies and procedures

* Skilled in operating phones, personal computers, software and other basic IT systems

* Ability to communicate with employees, patients and other individuals in a professional and courteous manner

* Detail-oriented to ensure accuracy of reports and data

* Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

* Demonstrated strong listening skills

* Positive and professional attitude

* Knowledge of ChenMed Medical products, services, standards, policies and procedures

* Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products including Excel, Word and Outlook

* Ability and willingness to travel locally and regionally up to 10% of the time

* Spoken and written fluency in English\\


* High school diploma or equivalent education required

* Graduation from a nationally accredited Medical Assistant program preferred

* A minimum of 1 year of work experience in a medical clinic or similar environment required

* BLS for Healthcare Providers preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $16.00 per hour


* 401(k)

* Dental insurance

* Health insurance

* Paid time off

* Vision insurance

Healthcare setting:

* Clinic

Medical specialties:

* Geriatrics

* Primary Care


* 8 hour shift

* Day shift

* Monday to Friday


* Customer service: 1 year (Preferred)


* Spanish (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Keywords: JenCare Senior Medical Center, Kenner , Medical Receptionist / Kenner Clinic, Administration, Clerical , Kenner, Louisiana

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