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Receptionist - Orange and Butler CHC

Company: Clinica Sierra Vista
Location: Fresno
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Clinica Sierra Vista is excited to be one of the largest Federally Qualified Health Centers in the Nation! We're honored to serve the men and women of the fields. We also offer care and support to the inner city, the rural and isolated, those of low, moderate, and fixed incomes, and families from an array of cultural backgrounds who speak several languages. We don't inquire about immigration status because we simply don't need to know. If you come to us, we will treat you like any other patient.

As we grow our team, we are looking for individuals who believe the patient is always #1.

Why work for us?

* Competitive pay which matches your abilities and experience
* Health coverage for you and your family
* Generous number of vacation days per year
* A robust wellness plan and health club discounts
* Continuing education assistance to grow and further your talents
* 403(B) plan with company matching

Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you! Please review the job details below and then click "apply."

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Receptionist who:

Under supervision of the CHC Office Manager, the CHC Receptionist performs a variety of tasks essential to the success of the clinical and administrative operations of the health center. This includes; providing excellent customer/patient services via phone and in person; referring callers to the appropriate departments; making appointments for patients according to established center protocols; assisting patients/clients with forms; pre-registration and eligibility/insurance verification. The position is considered a crucial link between the patient and the care delivered by the clinical and service staff of the center. The incumbent must work collaboratively with all clinical services staff in support of direct patient care while demonstrating excellent customer service. Patient services are a core role in the health center that requires the receptionist to serve as a point of contact with other internal and external departments, all with the goal of fostering an environment which promotes patient comfort and trust.

Essential Functions:

* Welcomes and greets patients/ visitors to the department in a manner that is helpful and friendly; determines purpose of visit and direct patients/visitors to appropriate person or department(s).
* Check's in and registers patients upon arrival.
* Assists in coordination of patient flow to allow the clinic to serve an adequate number of patients as established by grant requirements.
* When scheduling appointment(s), carefully screens patients for required demographics, and can identifies new and established patient visits based on the Clinica Sierra Vista scheduling policy.
* Informs patient of any existing balance noted in computer during registration and educate on future balances and financial responsibility for services rendered.
* Provides information to Clinic callers according to the Clinic's Policies and Procedures; transfers calls as needed
* Must exercise utmost diplomacy and tact to provide excellent customer service for patients; practices confidentiality and privacy protocols in accordance to Clinic policies and HIPAA requirements.
* Verifies method of payment for service (Medi-Cal, Medicare, private insurance, private pay, Healthy Families, etc.) and collects data and/or co-payment as appropriate.
* Completes daily batch reports and cash collections drop following daily operations and ensures reports are forwarded appropriately and timely to accounts receivable.
* Exercises problem-solving and conflict resolution skills when handling patient complaints; refers patient complaints to appropriate designated personnel as needed.
* Performs day-to-day administrative functions and general office duties including but not limited to word processing, copying, filing, faxing, answering phones and data entry.
* Performs all duties in support of successful EHR/EPM utilization.
* Performs other duties as may be required. See attachment for full job description.

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

* High School graduate or equivalent.
* Must be 18 years of age.
* Minimum of two years experience in a medical setting.
* Knowledge of community; skilled in communicating with people and understanding their problems.
* Should believe in health care with dignity for all.
* Must adhere to Clinica Sierra Vista's employee health/immunization requirements or provide a valid exemption request for subsequent approval.

Clinica Sierra Vista values human rights, goodwill, respect, inclusivity, equality, and recognizes that the organization derives its strength from a rich diversity of thoughts, ideas, and contributions. As leaders in healthcare industry, we aspire to be an employer of choice by promoting an organizational culture that reflects these core values. We seek to attract, develop, and retain a talented and dedicated workforce where people of diverse races, genders, religions, cultures, political affiliations and lifestyles thrive. Our goal is to create a welcoming and inclusive environment that empowers our employees to provide the highest level of service to our community of residents and businesses; they're counting on us.

Clinica Sierra Vista is an equal opportunity employer and strives to attract qualified applicants from all walks of life without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state and/or local law. We aim to create an environment that celebrates and embraces the diversity of our workforce. We welcome you to join our team!

Keywords: Clinica Sierra Vista, Fresno , Receptionist - Orange and Butler CHC, Other , Fresno, California

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